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SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

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Address: 120 East Broadway, East Entrance, Level One, Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone Number: +1 952-853-0612
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium...
Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures! Complete with sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and more, SEA LIFE Minnesota allows visitors to come face to face with animals never-before-seen in Minnesota! Stingray Adventure, opening in Spring 2015, will feature a Shipwreck, Pacific Northwest Touchpool and Ray Pool where guests of all ages will have the opportunity to touch and feed the stingrays.
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Somewhat small but nice for a mall attraction

Overall the best part of the aquarium are the tunnels where you can see the sharks and fish swimming overhead or next to you. Other than that it's relatively modest but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Neenah, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I LOOOOVE Sea Life! This place is a blast, and I'm in my 20's! :) HA. Tip- don't pay for the picture that they take, it's not worth the money- take one with your phone instead. :)

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I had a great time and so did my toddler! You can pet starfish, coral and stingrays! For $3 you can feed the stingrays 2 shrimp. There are jellyfish, coral fish, crabs, rain forest area and more. The best (and most crowded) part are the tunnels. Sharks, turtles, stingrays and other fish swim all around you in a tunnel tank... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Overall the best part of the aquarium are the tunnels where you can see the sharks and fish swimming overhead or next to you. Other than that it's relatively modest but definitely a fun stop for the kids if you grab some coupons before hand or at the mall. Our 2 year old enjoyed it very much so we even... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was an easy outing for a family member in a foot cast, we could walk at our own pace and pause often. The variety of sea life surprised me, I didn't expect such a high quality aquarium in the heart of the Mall of America. The educational displays were very informative, we enjoyed the emphasis on preserving the health... More 

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Sleepy Eye
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wowzers even with a coupon it was very expensive, but the kids had a great time and that is what counts

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was such a beautiful experience and it was so fun learning about the different creatures of the sea. Upon walking into the aquarium, there was a shallow area where we were invited to put our hands in and touch different animals such as starfish, sea anemones and shrimp. We then came around to the stingray tank and were able... More 

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Eden Prairie, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We used an online coupon to save money on our admission tickets. If you purchase tickets online before you go it allows you to check in on the 1st floor and for us that saved us a lot of time in line. It was very crowded the day we went, but they are able to handle large crowds. Our grandsons... More 

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Valley Stream, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went on a behind the scenes tour of the aquarium. It was very informative. We saw the animals from above their tanks and learned a few facts about sharks that I wasn't aware of. We then walked through the aquarium as a regular guest and was quite impressed. I enjoyed the jelly fish displays. There are discount on admission to... More 

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Madison, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It had been more than 10 years since I'd been to the "aquarium under the mall". Wow - what a difference in that time! This is one of the best aquariums I've been to now. The ray pool is a fabulous addition, but even the tunnels with the sharks and other creatures are so much fun. I dare say this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Good place for the kids. Can easily spend a couple of hours having some fun. Plenty of sea life to watch - loved the sharks. Would go here again.

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