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Address: 1 Broad Street, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: 423 265 0695
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Description: More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium...
More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
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Clean, friendly, educational and fun for all ages. We actually purchased a family membership because it was just $30 more than the regular admission and we can visit for the next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Murfreesboro, Tn
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Chattanooga as a city has done it right. Fantastic aquarium. Progressive downtown. Active outdoor scene. BUT with every positive there is a negative and my perspective it is a big negative. Why? Because every fat tourist that can't get to, or deems themselves better than, Disney goes here. The city is beautiful and the planning is phenomenal. Truly a city... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tn
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Clean, friendly, educational and fun for all ages. We actually purchased a family membership because it was just $30 more than the regular admission and we can visit for the next year, plus additional perks.Very informative. Allow a minimum of 3-4 hrs to see everything. My father is 80 yrs old and he could have stayed for days! No food... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited the Aquarium and were not disappointed. They have great displays, very clean and organized. It's very family friendly. It's a good value and a must-see in Chattanooga!

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Chattanooga
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome place to go to share some family time. Very cool place. Great fun, for a great price...

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Natchez, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Each visit to the Tenn. Aquarium gives me a chance to discover more of what this amazing facility has to offer its visitors. We have enjoyed the Aquarium a couple of times (One time we were an a tight schedule and the other we had more time to explore.) Both visits were excellent. We have made several visits to the... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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352 reviews 352 reviews
70 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The Tennessee Aquarium is one of the best, if not the best, aquariums that we have ever visited. Located in downtown Chattanooga close to the Tennessee River, this aquarium is comprised of two buildings. One houses the fresh water creatures and the other the salt water creatures. This is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This year we decided to get an annual membership so we can go whenever we want on rainy days. We live here and totally enjoy taking our 7 year old. He loves petting the sting rays and watching butterflies land on his arm.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What a great place to experience but salt water and fresh water creatures. Fun for the whole family!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Can be very busy during school day with fieldtrips. Great for all ages. Need at least half a day to really get to see everything.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have visited several aquariums in different places. What I live about this one is the good mix between catering to children and adults. The location is perfect with other lical activities close by (Hunter Museum, Coolidge Park, North Shore, Chattanooga Choo Choo) and a great selection of restaurants from casual to high-end. Combine with Imax to make a day... More 

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