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Address: 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: 17274411790
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As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's...

As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Clearwater Marine Aquarium's mission is to restore and preserve our marine environment. We accomplish our mission through leadership in education, research, and the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of marine life.

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Great Day !!!

It was great saw Winter and Hope many cool things to see. Only comment I would say that is a little expensive for a large family like ours!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Roanoke, Alabama
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Roanoke, Alabama
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was great saw Winter and Hope many cool things to see. Only comment I would say that is a little expensive for a large family like ours!!!

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Tiptree, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The headline grabber at this attraction is Winter, the disabled dolphin. She is very inspiring, but there are also many other animals here that the team have done wonders for. The sad stories of the turtles that have lost buoyancy, but who are being looked after by the aquarium, are wonderful.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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98 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was nice to see Winter and Hope after watching the movies so often. Completely different than the Tampa Aquarium; was glad we went to both. The movie memorabilia was interesting. Kids love it. Other than a few sharks, otters, and turtles, the dolphins are the main attraction. Could have been a little more updated, but still a nice place.... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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91 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our kids wanted to come because of Dolphin Tale, we were staying in Clearwater and decided to go. This is not a typical aquarium like the Shedd in Chicago, rather it is more of a rescue and rehabilitating place injured marine animals to recover. We did the behind the scenes talk, for adults it was interesting as it talked about... More 

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Naples
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in Clearwater with my boyfriend for work. I decided to go visit winter and hope for the day. This was a really cool place to visit. I loved that the staff brought a little girl that had surgery into the area where Winter was to take pictures. Made that little girl smile so big,.

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Thank Aileen V
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw both movies of hope and winter . That was the pupae of going .... Loved everythng. Will go back again for sure . Reasonable prices ,worth going . Very nice environment. Polite and helpful friendly prople

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our trip to CMA! This is, next to open water viewing, the best way for children and adults to see, learn and help these beautiful marine animals! Don't forget it is a hospital! Here animals are being rescued, rehabilitated and released! Only a few aren't able to live a normal life in the wild and are being treated... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter had to see Winter and Hope after watching Dolphin Tales. I have to admit, it was exciting for me too. It's a clean nice place for all the rehab sea life. I don't recommend taking the tour. We spent an hour in a hallway talking about the pictures on the wall. I almost died of boredom. Other than... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Place is very ecologically minded. Only sea life that cannot be put back in the wild is kept there. Dolphin and otter shows are nice but hard to get a good view. You can pet a stingray and that is cool. Place is a bit run down and would not recommend anybody handicapped going there. They really push for donations... More 

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1 Thank Yazrod
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was OK was free with our city pass so can't complain much, but it is not what expected they are more about telling you info to get you to give them money that. Anything I thought and the lil comments they made I didn't care for like they don't believe in breeding because they care about there animals... More 

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