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Aquarium of Niagara

701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301
716 285 3575; 800 500 4609
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Ranked #14 of 33 Attractions in Niagara Falls
Type: Aquariums
Owner description: The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian... more » Owner description: The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin. « less
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Although it is small inside it has a lot of interesting fish, the seal show was good, and it was then followed by a magic show for kids which from the laughing I heard when I walked past I presume was also good!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

A great place for the family. As a couple, it was a little simple. If you get the ticket as part of the Discovery Ticket Package, then do not miss the aquarium plus all the other place of interest. We loved the otter show. They were so cute and looked so happy.

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London, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Small aquarium in Niagara Falls New York. Admission is modest but worth a visit if you are in the area. A lot of aquatic animals including seals and penguins Just don't go expecting something along the lines of Ripley's Toronto.

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Red Hook, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This aquarium is tiny. We went since we already had the tickets as part of the park package for $36. If I had paid specifically for the aquarium I would have been extremely disappointed. Primarily there are fish, penguins, seals, and frogs. They didn't have any hands-on exhibits for children. I believe they may do a show with the seals... More

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Whitby
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a small aquarium by today's standards. My young family and I enjoyed it and it's worth going to if you purchase the package from Niagara Parks.

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Medford, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This had to be the smallest aquarium I have ever visited. They had a lot of fish and other water animals. It looked like the little kids enjoyed themselves, I was not impressed.

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Went with my daughter...nothing special. If you have small children, they may enjoy it. We thought it would be better then it was.

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West Babylon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

small, not too much to see. good for the neighborhood. nothing to like or dislike really. lots of little displays of fish, a magic show for kids that was kind of out of place, and a short sea lion training show.

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Frederick, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is one of the worst aquarium's I've ever been too. Its really small, in need of renovations, staff seems to hate life and visitors. Don't waste your time combining this into a Discovery Pass with the Discovery Center which is pretty terrible too.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You must see the show featuring the Sea Lions. It is super great. It will thrill the hearts of both young & old alike.

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