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SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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SEA LIFE Michigan is the state’s largest aquarium with over 250 species and 2,000 creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles and more! Journey through the freshwater lakes of Michigan all the way to the depths of the ocean and meet the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4316 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1277
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our 8 year old grandson loved visiting the Sea Life AquEium on Auburn Hills, MI. It has areas to put yourself up close to all the sea creatures. There is an area where you are able to gently touch starfish, lobster, etc. Walking through there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cherylrA1956IG
Reviewed yesterday

My family visited the Sea Life Aquarium recently and we all had a good time. There was a nice variety of creatures to see, the aquariums were really pretty, we enjoyed the touch tank as well. It was clean and offered some interactive activities. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gmmfam
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Touch pool is not as great as they make it sound on the website. There were no crabs or other sea creatures to hold. There were no sea horses in the aquarium which was also advertised. The walk thru the aquarium feels rushed. Do not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Melissa P
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi There Thank you for your review, and I am sorry to hear your visit did not exceed expectations. We do welcome higher guest volumes on weekends, weekdays are a great time to visit for sure! I am sorry to hear you did not get...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew nothing about Sea Life Aquarium before planning a LegoLand trip with our 8-year-old grandson, but Sea Life became the highlight of the trip for us. The first thing we noticed was the clarity of the water in all of the aquariums, and then...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank barbberry
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello again! Thank you so much for your lovely review, aren't those bubbles neat in some of our tanks?? A real chance to get close to some of our 2,000 amazing sea creatures....... And what a great photo opportunity! Come back and "sea" us again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the aquarium, it was not overly crowded, the staff were super friendly, I just wish their was more hands on as far as the animals for the kid,but that would be my only complaint.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carrie R
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there Thank you so much for your great review, we have so much to see and do for all ages, and we are always adding new and exciting things for our guests! You will be thrilled to know 2019 we are renovating our touch...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there during spring break and it was busy!! I wouldnt visit during spring break ever again!!My kids enjoyed it immensely. It was clean and did not smell like fish. The kids enjoyed being able to pet the starfish.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kpostmus
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There Thanks for the review! During Spring Break we are for sure busier than normal, midweek is a great time to visit or latter day - and don't forget on non peak days your ticket is valid all day so you can come back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Great place for younger children. A lot of different things to see. Will be back again.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Taylor H
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Taylor We love to see you enjoyed your visit and we sure do hope you come back to "sea" us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my boyfriends 8 year old, he had fun looking at all the tanks. We stopped to try and find each type of sea animal in each tank, yet it only took us 45 mins to get through entire attraction. I paid the extra $3.00...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 7940kb
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There I am sorry to hear your visit did not exceed expectations at SEA LIFE Michigan. With over 2,000 amazing sea creatures and two rescued green sea turtles there is always lots to see and do for all ages. Don't forget on off peak...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super small for the amount paid for admission most people got to the end of the tour and then were turning around and walking back through making it very hard to get around and see everything

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gregory f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent aquarium. A tad overpriced though. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean and well organized. Make sure you buy tickets online ahead of time to save money and time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Josh B
Hayley A, General Manager at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thanks for the review, and its a great tip to buy tickets online for some of the best prices available we hope you come back and "sea" us again soon!

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There are two lines, one to purchase tickets and the other for those who already have tickets. This option is available at both the Aquarium and Lego Discovery Center. If the cashier does not remind you, make sure to keep... More
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Yes. There is only an age restriction at Legoland Discovery Center.
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