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Tennessee Aquarium

1 Broad Street, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402
423 265 0695
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Ranked #2 of 69 attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Leisure education
Traveler Description: The Tennessee Aquarium on the Chattanooga riverfront  The Chattanooga skyline features six magnificent peaks that top the Tennessee Aquarium's River... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Arden, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The aquarium had so many exhibits to see. We spent about three hours but could have stayed longer. The displays offer you plenty of opportunities to see all kinds of fish and sea creatures. It was a fun experience.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My kids loved the Tennessee Aquarium and have been asking to go back. We spent a week in Chattanooga and loved our overall vacation but the aquarium was the kid's favorite. Very kid friendly and lots to see.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I've been to the aquarium numerous times. I never tire of the penguins, the butterflies, the seahorses and the jellyfish ……..all are MUST SEE tanks when you go. If you are going to be in Chattanooga more than one day , go on the web site and find wonderful "overnight" stays or early morning private "feeding" tours you can book... More

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We have been to a lot of aquariums across the United States and this one is one of the best one we've been to. We have two small children ages six and three and they love seeing all the different fish, the birds, the butterflies, and the Penguins. Check out the fish and ship deal through the Southern Belle riverboat... More

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Evans, GA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our uncrowded visit last Monday. Got tix online so getting in was super fast. They feed shark on M-W-F, so check on times for that. The dive shows are great! We got to see feeding of River Giants (including 3-4 huge stingrays) - that was awesome!! Ask about times/days for that as it's not publicized. Was the highlight... More

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Union City
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Whether you are young or old, the Aquarium has something for you. The staff is nice, and you can tell they really love the animals.

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Palmer, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

follow a drop of rain as it falls into the river and travels to the ocean..........the tanks are filled with sharks, jelly fish, octapus and the most colorful fish...........great attraction

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We love the aquarium. Its always enjoyable and informative. You really have an opportunity to get up close with the anials and the staff is very friendly. Feeding time is always fun and there are a lot of special activities throughout the day. Petting the sharks and the sturgeon are cool too

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

A great representation of underwater life in the TN River plus the barrier reef off the coast of TX. The extras like the penguins, the butterfly room and petting the stingrays are great. The entire staff is pleasant and very helpful to all who visit.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The Tennessee Aquarium is beautiful and should be at the top of your list of things to do while in Chattanooga.

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