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“Nice interactive display, expensive tickets” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
+1 206-386-4300
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Ranked #59 of 506 things to do in Seattle
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.
redmond, wa
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“Nice interactive display, expensive tickets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Nice interactive display, expensive tickets. We especially love the shallow pools when you can touch sea creatures and the seal display

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“Doesn't have whales and sharks, but plenty to see!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

This aquarium wasn't as big as we expected and didn't house as many creatures as we anticipated. BUT, there was plenty to see and we would go back if we return to Seattle Check out the otters and sea lions <---------CUTE!

Visited December 2011
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“Great for kids, lots of animals and entertaining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

The Aquarium is very nice, it has a lot of different animals, and activities for kids too. There is a lot of paid parking nearby, but since it is at the waterfront, sometimes it is tough to find a parking spot. I think you could spend 2 to 3 hours at the aquarium and have a great time.

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“fun for all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

so fun to look at fish ect , great for a couple or family

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“Very good aquarium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Not the biggest aquarium I've been to, but the Seattle Aquarium has some great features. The tidal touch pools are amazing--you can touch starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. The otters were very entertaining, and I thought it was a great way to spend the morning.

Visited October 2011
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