I just visited the aquarium today. It was very nice but the displays are small. In order to see the manatees, sea turtles and dolphin you must walk over to another building that is near the water. The previous reviewer must not have done that because there are definitely two large manatees swimming with sea turtles! In the main building you will find sharks, stingrays and a variety of fish. Parking is free but the entrance fee of $20 per adult is a bit steep. You'll save $2.00 off per person if you pick up one of the many coupon books that are available around Sarasota. There are picnic tables and shelters off the parking lot so bring a lunch or snack and enjoy the fresh air.
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