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“Interesting and Educational” 4 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
Auburn Hills, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Interesting and Educational”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Probably a half day adventure, great exhibits and tanks full of fish like you have never seen before. I would suggest that you call ahead because after a long drive we were disappointed the main attraction, the dolphin exhibit was closed.

Visited March 2012
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Englewood, Florida
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“Mote marine Aquariam”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We didn't find this place to be as interesting as we expected it to be. Kids did seem to love the place so that's great.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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“superb aquarium”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Terrific displays, very friendly staff. A little strange set up in two buildings in different locations. Reasonable admission too.

Visited October 2011
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Venice, Florida
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“Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Wonderful fun for kids and adults. Have been multiple times and there's always something new. Learn something every time I go.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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“Good experience for adults and children”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Interesting fish tanks and exhibits, sea creature "petting zoo" and. educational movies. Be sure to watch the dolphin feeding.

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