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Address: 701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Phone Number: 716 285 3575; 800 500 4609
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Description: The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals...
The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.
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Not worth a stand alone admission price

As we purchased the Discovery Pass while visiting Niagara Falls, admission to this small aquarium was included. Otherwise we would not have gone to it. Maybe I'm spoiled because... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Sad to say, but with a world class wonder like the Falls one may wonder how on earth this aquarium would be located in the same city. Even if you stay for the so-so sea lion show you can literally finish touring this aquarium in 30 min. That's right!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

As we purchased the Discovery Pass while visiting Niagara Falls, admission to this small aquarium was included. Otherwise we would not have gone to it. Maybe I'm spoiled because of my access to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, but this aquarium was a let down

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Findlay, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is around $15.00 for an adult ticket, it is not worth that price. We bought the discovery pass for $38.00 and the aquarium was included. Had a few small sharks, an eel, and other fish. The biggest attraction was the sea lion exhibit and show.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice little aquarium. Don't go in expecting a big, fancy aquarium. It is not. They have a show with their sea lions & also a magic show. It's a good place to spend an hour or so with the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The seals were the highlight for me. We saw sharks and other fish swimming together too. There were otters and multi colored frogs too. They have an great store to get t-shirts too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lots of shows inside and outside. Some displays closed. The information about the displays are very high above the tanks.

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Don't plan to spend hours here... One is probably plenty. Some interesting exhibits, and the sea lion show was entertaining. Much of the show happens on the the platform, so make sure you can see it well. Also, there's a pretty steep incline walking bridge to get there... be prepared for that. Not mind blowing, but kids were happy enough!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was part of the Niagara USA Discovery Pass for us idiots who forget their passports on the trip. The aquarium is inexpensive by itself, but a nice addition to the 4 other attractions. I was impressed with the fact that they had both seals and sea lions in separate exhibits as well as penguins. They also have native Lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This aquarium the is the perfect addition to your trip to Niagra Falls. Small enough to get through with the kids within an hour and then your on your way to the falls. I did make the mistake of paying $8 for to ponchos and it turned out I did not need to buy them at all as they give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Small but not to bad. Loved the outside sea lions. Took about 30 minutes to see it all. Gift shop was really expensive.

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Address: 701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Phone Number: 716 285 3575; 800 500 4609
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Niagara Falls

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