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“Got to visit this place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
941-388-4441
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Ranked #8 of 49 Attractions in Sarasota
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Located at the Mote Marine Laboratory, this is home to a 135,000 gallon outdoor shark tank and many other marine species.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Georgia
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“Got to visit this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Great place to take the kids and adults to learn about the wildlife in the area. Expect to spend a day here if you take in the exhibits and read carefully.

Visited July 2011
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“Research”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Serious research being done to save the planet. Learn about sea life and its' importance to the world.

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“Educational Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Great place for kids to learn about sea creatures and interact with many. There is a 'petting tank' and lots of sealife

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Indiana
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“Fantastic Attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We go every year to visit both buildings. You can actually touch sea creatures in the touch tanks, visit Hang Tough, our turtle friend, and behold a Wyland Whale Wall. Don't miss this one!

Visited March 2011
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Cape Coral, Florida
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“A Delightful Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We loved the whole experience, the fish tanks, the interactive theater, seeing the manatee, dolphin and turltes up close. We were thrilled to be able to see the South African Penquins, they were awesome!

Visited January 2012
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