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Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium

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The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (Huntsman) is a registered, private, not-for-profit research and science-based teaching institution located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The hands-on school programs have engaged over 45,000 students - ranging...more
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1 Lower Campus Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently, while my wife took our older son on a whale watching tour, I took our 2 year old son to this aquarium. We got there an hour before closing time and really enjoyed ourselves. First we watched them feeding the seals and then had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

We went on a rainy day and we where glad we did. The staff are informative and helpful, many different items of interest to look at. Easy to find with plenty of parking

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RGB25
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Wonderful to hear. Thanks for visiting us!

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

A neat aquarium to visit. It features the marine science of the area. It was raining hard one day and we decided to drop in. Very reasonable prices, hands on tank, and static displays. We took 2 hours to tour the facility. The on site...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Awesome! Thanks for coming. Maybe next time it won't be raining so hard and you can enjoy our grounds and beach access, too!

Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had a great time looking at the animals and fish. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and we enjoyed his company. There were many different fish to look at and the descriptions were very helpful. I enjoyed the touch tanks. The ghost lobster that had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

You must have visited shortly after Lucky the Lobster molted this fall! Thanks for your visit and for taking the time to review.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Focus of this aquarium is on the marine life just out the door in the Bay of Fundy. They have a good touch pool and regular feedings of salmon, sea horses and the two seals who live at the aquarium. Good for both kids and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank foulaman
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed September 23, 2018

I have many fond memories of visiting this aquarium as my daughter grew up. Now it is even better due to recent investments in the facility.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PaulaCopeland
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks so much. There has been an Aquarium here since 1972! We sure have changed. So pleased to be part of your family's history :)

Reviewed September 17, 2018

You can come to this newly renovated museum and learn something new each time! The touch Tank is always a favourtie as well as the feeding of the seals.

Date of experience: July 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review! Even those of us who work here seem to be learning something new all the time!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

We spent a few hours at the Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium in Saint Andrews a few weeks ago while on a family adventure. We had heard good things about the place so we checked it out. Our daughter loved the touch tank with all the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Glad to hear your whole family enjoyed themselves!

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The aquarium and staff delivered comprehensive information about local water animals and the history of the area. It's a good place to learn and satisfy one's curiosity through viewing, touching, listening, and reading.

Date of experience: August 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you, both for your review, and your visit.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

We ended up here with the kids on a rainy day. It is a good rainy day activity, however, it was a little disappointing. It only take about an hour to have a good visit and that includes a sea horse feeding. The touch tank...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

We're glad you came but sorry it did not live up to your expectations.

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Hi Judy, As the manager, I would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium. I am sure you have already checked the Tripavisor reviews, I do do my best to respond to each of... More
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