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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 #15 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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TOLEDO
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

the whole place smelt fishy. yes i know its an aquarium but i have been to other aquariums that don't smell fishy we got to see them feed the sea lions and give us their life facts and allowed us to ask questions besides the smell it was nice they have a real octopus couldn't get a picture because no... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It was okay but lacked the "wow" aspect of Aquariums. It was too little. They had a show but that was pretty much it.

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Wooster, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
69 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This aquarium is quite small and they don't use the space they have very effectively. There are very few animals on exhibit and the highlight is the little shows they have with the seals and sea lions. None of the workers seemed very happy to be there, even the trainers working with these adorable animals. Not a necessary stop, time... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We bought the pass that allowed us FIVE different attractions for a really good price. This aquarium was part of the package. It was a cute little aquarium and you need about an hour to an hour and a half to visit. The seal show was really good and the trainers seemed to enjoy working with these creatures. They had... More

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We bought the Discovery ticket so admission included. Not a massive set-up, should take 1h30 - 2h to go round, but many interesting fishes/mammals and other exhibits. Our little one loved it. Parked here and went round Aquarium first, then took trolley to Falls, and came back to car in afternoon - parking is free at Aquarium.

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Millheim, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

small aquarium but layed out nice. the shows are nice. Walking distance to the falls. the price is not bad.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I saw here lots af animals that I have never seen. The penguins are so so so sweeet. I enjoyed a lot the demonstration with the sea lion. I think adults are not that impresed abut this aquarium but it's great for kids and youngsters. September 2011

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Cuba NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great experience. Although it's certain not sea world..this aquarium has lots of hands on options for the kids ( of all ages). The sea lions are great and we spend hours watching the penguins. Using a groupon, we purchased a year's membership for a family reasonable price. Great value and great time

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Morristown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very small aquarium. But very far away in a corner in State Park. Disappointed not able to see Shark show.

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Dallas, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

small but one of the best aquariums ive visited. the animals there are more active, more exotic too, and there was a big sea lion pool in the heart of the aquarium. shows are repeated often throughout the day.

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