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Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355
860-572-5955
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Mystic
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and research facility, where every underwater creature is more amazing than the... more » Owner description: Journey into the aquatic world at this combination tourist attraction and research facility, where every underwater creature is more amazing than the last. Exhibits put you in close proximity to whales, penguins, sea lions and a 30,000-gallon tank, where exotic fish from around the world strut their stuff. « less
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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East Mordor, NJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

A gorgeous aquarium, with something for everyone. I particularly recommend the touch tanks for children of all ages. The sea lion show was cartoonish, but the rest of the aquarium more than made up for that.

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ny
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

i have been to several aquariums and found this was at the bottom of the list, found it expensive for what you see. we were done in less then an hour.

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Shaftsbury, Vermont
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The Beluga whales were great. Staff were informative. Sea Lion show was so-so. Still overall positive!

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Mechanicville, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful time. The exhibits were well done and there was staff to answer any questions you may have had. We went early in the morning when they opened. I would recommend that because it gets very busy. It is pricey to get in at just over $25 for adults and we had a kid that was free... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The aquarium was really small. We were able to participate and View all they had to offer in a fairly reasonable amount of time. We opted to purchase the value package which included a 4d movie and entry into the bird exhibit. The extra fee is not worth it, the movie was very short and entry into the bird exhibit... More

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Cost us $60 for 2 people saw the whole place in 30 minutes. The people working there looked like they wanted to die

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Glen, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Great little aquarium. Small-scale Sea World. Great for the whole family and the local shops in the village are fantastic.

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Succasunna
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81 reviews 81 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is a great place for the kids. Nice exhibits. Great displays. Very nice penguin, beluga whale and seal shows. Cost is a little high -- but it will fill a day.

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Wassaic, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Nice aquarium...staff are very knowledgeable.....pricey though ($60 for 2 adults).....birds of the outback is an additional expense ($3 per person) but worth it....Very crowded in the middle of the day and we were there on a weekday

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Very cool! I didn't even know there were such beautiful creatures. A must see. Good shows and the kids get to pet the stingrays. Vey nice displays.

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