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Address: 209 Central Ave, 209 Central Ave, 71901, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 15016243474
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Great View at the Top

Took the three and half mile drive up the mountain. There are couple spots you can stop.along the way. At the top their is a great lookout point to stop and take pics. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The staff were nice and professional. The exhibits were clean and all the animals looked healthy and happy. We will be back soon.

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Took the three and half mile drive up the mountain. There are couple spots you can stop.along the way. At the top their is a great lookout point to stop and take pics. There are trails you can also walk. They are really steep. The tower is also up here if you wish to pay to go up. It also... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a great way to get out of the heat. The cost was under $20 for a family of four using a coupon from a visitors guide. The aquarium is not very large but there is a nice variety of animals to see. There is even a tortoise they let roam around the room and you can pet. Be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It was interesting and had a good variety of animals. That being said, it is dilapidated and in need of renovating.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place was a joke it is someone's small pet store. Actually I have seen bigger pet stores. Skip this place unless you are just looking for somewhere to get out of the heat.

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Holiday Island, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The staff was very professional and courteous. Although small, the aquarium had many interesting exhibits. My grandson especially enjoyed the hugh turtle that was allowed to roam the facility freely. It is very reasonably priced, easy to access, and should be on everyone's to see list upon visiting Hot Springs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I visited the aquarium and it was incredible. No guide so it is a self tour, and I was okay with that. Myself I love taking my time and enjoying each and every exhibit. Oh yeah when we went it was extremely hot, and the air conditioning was awesome. We would recommend that you make time and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What a crappy place! It's a joke they can get away with calling themselves "aquarium"! Places like this bring bad reputation to other attractions.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We took the kid to this attraction. There was somewhat of a smell but with that many animals you'd expect that. The owner gave an excellent tour and all the animals appeared healthy and happy. The tortoise was by far the coolest. He was giant. The kid loved him.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It's like going into a pet shop and looking at their small aquariums. It's dark and grungy. You'll literally finish the tour in ten minutes.

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