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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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Updated Facility is better than ever

A recent trip here with a grandchild was rewarding. I t is nice to go to an aquarium in the city that is a good size for children. Although not as fancy as the Atlanta, Florida... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Many exhibitions under renovation from hurricane sandy almost three years ago. Not sure what is taking so long. A lot of tanks green. Almost feel bad giving them a bad review as they seem to desperately need funding to rebuild. Some nice tanks inside. Too be fair didn't stay for show as I didn't want to stand outside in hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A recent trip here with a grandchild was rewarding. I t is nice to go to an aquarium in the city that is a good size for children. Although not as fancy as the Atlanta, Florida, or Baltimore, and other east coast attractions, it affords the chance to have children and grandchildren interact with nature from the seas around them.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had one day in Brooklyn on our trip to NYC and decided to visit the Aquarium as it would be a nice break from the sweltering heat outside (in the end I got sunburnt anyway!) It's a really nice little aquarium with a competitive ticket price, plus you get two shows included - a live sea lion show and... More 

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Austintown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

At the moment, the aquarium is under construction so it's not worth visiting. you'll only pay full price to see nothing.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The aquarium was so small that the entire visit lasted only an hour and that's because we took time to walk slowly and sat to chat. Otherwise, we would have been finished within 30 minutes. In addition, the way they treated the sharks were horrible. They were enclosed in a small swimming pool. These large animals need more space. However,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

his was the only good thing we liked on our visit to coney island. The sea lion show was great, bt the best thing was the 4D Sponge Bob movie...got to love special effects :)

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Newnan, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We've been there on a Sunday with 2 adults snd a tween. We knew in advance that there won't be that much to see. It's just a stroll on the boardwalk over to the luna park so we took a look. Hurricane Sandy struck there and left a lot of damage. They're building a great new facility but right now... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Right now it is not worth the effort required to go. Please wait for the renovations and I hope it will be better. For 11 dollars you do not see much. We had more fun walking the Broadwalk

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There's just not enough to see right now...have been several times pre-Sandy, but now you've simply got to wait until the construction is completed. Then it should be first class.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went this past weekend, and the ticket clerk warned us that about half the attractions were closed for renovation. (The aquarium was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy a few years ago and they are slowly rebuilding). Rather than issuing the warning, they should slash the ticket prices, or offer free admission. There are literally just 2 rooms indoors with fish... More 

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Additional Information about New York Aquarium

Address: 602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Phone Number: +1 718-265-3474
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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