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Coex Aquarium

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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from $21.16*
COEX Aquarium Discount Ticket
from $21.16*
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea creatures”(24 reviews)
“doctor fish”(9 reviews)
“marine life”(9 reviews)
This large aquarium houses more than 600 different species of aquatic life and more than 40,000 fish. There are also exhibits on the Amazon, the seven seas, and even a marine touch zone.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
524, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu | B1 Coex Mall, Seoul 06164, South Korea
Samseongdong / COEX
+82 2-700-7200
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 4, 2013

COEX isn’t just all fish.. no they have a small “jungle” themed section with monkeys, tropical plants and elsewhere there are some prairie dogs chucked in for good measure. There are Beavers, penguins, dugong and chipmunks? (squirrels maybe), OH! And you will find fish in...More

4  Thank Emjae25
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 16, 2015

My friends and I were visiting Seoul for just 2 days. we decided to take a city tour that included the Codex Aquarium. My friends enjoy diving and marine anything. The building that houses the Aquarium is a marvel. There are shops and restaurants and...More

8  Thank adelphiout
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited many aquariums around the world and to be honest we found this one quite bizarre - plastic toys and cartoon characters in the fish tanks, video game machines next to the displays, the mermaid/clown fish show, rabbits and prairie dogs, vending machines...More

4  Thank taitaihk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely experience ,mesmerising water world, it was indeed a experience to watch the colourful water world at the Coex aquarium, it was convent form the Coex convention centre

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a fun aquarium for young kids. In contrast to the educational scientific approach, this aquarium focuses on being fun and lively. First part of aquarium had ovtonauts related displays, then there is a place where you can touch “doctor fish” and star fish....More

Thank steve1118
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I have been here three times in four years and all was good. Pros: 1. Nice and clean aquarium. 2. A lot of varieties 3. Nice Ambience. 4. Not tiring 5. Photo areas 6. Nicely instructed 7. Good/Great staffs Cons 1. Overpriced. I have visited...More

Thank lijo c
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The price is a bit expensive if you're on a a budget but I think it's well worth it. The aquarium is so quirky with some of the displays but also very good at taking care of the animals. There are lots of different exhibits...More

Thank FayeLG97
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The aquarium was definitely better than I thought especially you pay 27,000 Korean won ($25). Well-designed with many different fishes I’ve never seen before. It’s an interactive experience where you can actually touch a few sea creatures. If your kids have never been to an...More

Thank Mdjuan
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Lots to see, very well displayed with lots of information also in English - many creatures that we hadn’t seen before in aquariums in England. Funny that they put fish in random things like a phone box and fridge. Would definitely recommend a visit if...More

1  Thank Laura B
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Went there at 12pm with a group of young kids over the summer. Just in time to catch the sea animals feeding schedule. There was a small touch pool and also a hand spa from doctor fish. What an experience for the kids! It took...More

Thank chanslot
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Me and my family likes to visit the aquarium(s) in the towns and countries we are visiting. Coex Aquarium was pretty average when it comes to content, as soon as you "forget" or "scratch out" the fact that there are plastic toys and lego buildings...More

1  Thank Marie A
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This has got to be the most amazing attraction that I visited while in Seoul. The Aquarium is smartly divided into different sections so visitors (especially children) can learn a lot of things about marine life. It's great for families, friends, and couples too. The...More

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Samseongdong / COEX
A large business hub, Samseongdong is anchored by
Korea’s World Trade Center, where many important
business exhibitions and meetings are held. The
enormous COEX mall sprawls underground, providing a
myriad of things to do and see, including a large
aquarium and movie theater. For a bit of peace and
zen, head over to the ornate Bongeunsa Temple which is
one of Korea’s most important places of worship. Or
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Tina L
March 29, 2018|
Response from Fanny M | Reviewed this property |
Samseong - line 2. Both exits 5 and 6 connect to the mall :)
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ZhengLing K
August 28, 2017|
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Response from SimahSyifaShukry | Reviewed this property |
I never been to busan aquarium but i think coex is more to kid friendly and there also many malls too.
October 28, 2016|
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Response from jacidane | Reviewed this property |
22.000 won adult , 19.000 won child 13-18 years and 16.000 won under 13