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Address: 602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Phone Number: +1 718-265-3474
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Description: Situated on 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island, the Aquarium is home to...
Situated on 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island, the Aquarium is home to over 8,000 animals. The Aquarium provides an enjoyable experience for the whole family. See friendly walruses, amazing sharks, playful sea otters and so much more.
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I get it - It's under construction. For a city like New York, this tiny aquarium doesn't do justice. The two best things this Aquarium has to offer are: a. Free Parking for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Our first visit in many years. Last time was excellent. Currently, virtually everything is closed, partly closed or temporary. No mention of any of this on the web site. Cheesy 15 minute sealion show. Fifty bucks for two adults and one child. Stay away until the reconstruction is complete - 2017. Maybe.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The aquarium is currently under major construction. Half of the aquarium is not accessible (which may be why the admission was adjusted). Do not plan to spend the whole day there. It's a nice little place to spend maybe 2 hours max at. It's not a very exciting place. However, if you like walruses, seals, sea lions, penguins, sea otters,... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I get it - It's under construction. For a city like New York, this tiny aquarium doesn't do justice. The two best things this Aquarium has to offer are: a. Free Parking for members - Yay - Use if for Coney Island too :) b. Very good Sea Lion Show Other than these two, you can get restrooms to use... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I visited here on my day at Coney Island,I knew before hand a lot wasnt open and the lady who sold me my ticket also warned me of this,for £8 i thought this was a good time to spend 90mins before Coney Island opened.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It was an amazing Friday at the New York Aquarium. If you are in New York City you should go to that place.

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Aguada, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great place to visit if your at coney island is on the boardwalk so why miss it, nice place and a great sea lions show, it's easy to walk around there are some kiosk for eating, I recommend it.

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new york, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Even before Sandy, there wasn't a lot to see. Now there is even less. A few small exhibits, some penguins, a few sad sharks swimming in a plain boring tank (with no other sea life, not even plants) and some coral. The only thing worth going for is the sea lion show but it's in an open arena and facing... More 

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Norfolk, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We visited today and there wasn't much to see since they are in the process of renovation and upgrades. Very long lines (all the way up the boardwalk) to visit during the pay as you wish time (Friday from 4 to closing). We arrived a little after 4 and didn't get in until 4:45. We has 15 to line up... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We took our 4 yr old grandson there. Purchased tickets on line to save, they offered a discount. All tickets are same price, not discount for seniors. Anyone over 2 paid the same price. When we arrived, they wanted $25. to park, which included 1 entrance ticket. I showed our tickets and they reduced the parking to $13.00. We went... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

the lovely staff are doing their best to keep the show on the road whilst the major construction work necessitated by Hurricane Sandy is taking place. It's a long way out from our hotel on Times Sq, and not really worth the trip, as the number of people in a confined space means it's really hard to see anything. We... More 

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