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“nice to visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium
120 East Broadway, East Entrance, Level One, Bloomington, MN 55425
+1 952-853-0612
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$26*
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Ranked #4 of 24 things to do in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures! Complete with sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and more, SEA LIFE Minnesota allows visitors to come face to face with animals never-before-seen in Minnesota! Stingray Adventure, opening in Spring 2015, will feature a Shipwreck, Pacific Northwest Touchpool and Ray Pool where guests of all ages will have the opportunity to touch and feed the stingrays.
Burnet, Texas
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“nice to visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

enjoyed the aquarium, I have been in better. I thought it was too spread out and not enough wildlife for the space. that is being pretty picky. I did enjoy it and it was worth the 10 dollars.

Visited October 2013
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Megan S, Marketing Coordinator at SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Thank you for visiting SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium! We appreciate the time you took to offer your feedback. We are always excited to hear from our guests about their experience, so thank you for leaving your thoughts.

We apologize that the number of sea creatures within the aquarium negatively impacted your experience. It is always our intent to provide a positive, memorable experience for all guests, so we apologize that this was hindered by our use of space.

If there are any other questions or concerns that you would like to share, feel free to contact us through our website:
http://www.visitsealife.com/minnesota/plan-your-visit/contact-us/

Hope to SEA you again soon!
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“great break from shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

It's hard to believe this place was inside the mall. I almost forgot we were inside a mall it was very nice.

Visited October 2013
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Megan S, Marketing Coordinator at SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Thank you for visiting SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium! We appreciate the time you took to offer your feedback. We are always excited to hear from our guests about their experience, so thank you for leaving your thoughts. If there are any other questions or concerns that you would like to share, feel free to contact us through our website:
http://www.visitsealife.com/minnesota/plan-your-visit/contact-us/

SEA you next time!
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“Nice thing to do”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

If you have about an hour this is nice. You don't really need more time than that. It's nice and clean. Some of the employees are pushy, others are really great. There is a quiz to do along the way for the kids.

Visited October 2013
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Megan S, Marketing Coordinator at SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Thank you for visiting SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium. We appreciate that you took the time to offer your feedback. In particular, thank you for the feedback on the staff interaction you experienced. We apologize that a staff interaction had a somewhat negative impact on your overall experience. It is always our intent to provide helpful and friendly interactions with all guests, so we’re sorry if you felt that some of our team members were pushy. Once again, thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback so we can work on addressing it. If there are any specific details, that you would like to share, feel free to contact us through our website:
http://www.visitsealife.com/minnesota/plan-your-visit/contact-us/
Thank you!
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“MOA trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We visited the aquarium while on a trip with some friends to the Mall of America. We recommend that you buy your tickets online in advance as you can save some money, but we didn't find the price outrageous at the entrance either. There were a number of exhibits where the kids could be interactive and there was plenty to keep the adults entertained too.

Visited February 2013
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Megan S, Marketing Coordinator at SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
Thank you for visiting SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium! We appreciate the time you took to offer your feedback. We are always excited to hear from our guests about their experience, so THANK YOU for leaving your thoughts. If there are any other questions or concerns that you would like to share, feel free to contact us through our website:
http://www.visitsealife.com/minnesota/plan-your-visit/contact-us/

We’ll be looking forward to SEAing you again!
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“Visit on a weekday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We bought discounted tickets online. You receive a confirmation to your smartphone or it can be printed out. We were there on a Friday afternoon. We stayed about two hours - take your time - the aquarium isn't that big but the collection and presentation are excellent. We left and returned about an hour later. We were glad that we took photos of jellyfish earlier (before they were fed); they photograph more beautifully without bits of food in their tentacles. The tunnel is magical! You will love it.

Visited October 2013
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