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Austin Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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The Austin Aquarium welcomes families to enjoy an immersive interactive experience! Sea to Believe as we connect children and families to the planet, ranging from our rainforests and deserts to the exotic species of ocean. Family activities in...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
13530 N Highway 183, Suite #101, Austin, TX 78750-2208
+1 512-222-5586
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fun time at the Austin Aquarium! It looks small on the outside but it’s promising when you get inside. You can purchase tokens to feed the animals and touch many of the animals, as well. It’s a great family outing! We will...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rtatum14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are local and had never been, but what a fun afternoon. Our favorite was feeding the animals. Come dressed to get a little splashed, maybe even have a bird land on you. We used a Groupon and would do it again!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll be honest, I visited the aquarium a few years ago and was not impressed... I actually kind of avoided going back for a while as I thought it was a waste of money for what was being offered. However, I found myself back at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to do here.There is a system where you buy tokens to feed animals birds,fish,stingrays,sharks.The giant squid is amazing.I would reccomend this

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gregjr12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for kids to be kids! There are loads of hands on activities, and the displays are low enough for kids to see animals easily. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Don’t let the strip mall location deter you from...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 17 and 20 year old grandchildren and I ended up visiting here on a whim while in Austin. What an absolutely wonderful surprise. When we drove up, we were a bit unsure but all of the reviews were so good that we went in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KJB2006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has no business being called an "Aquarium". My wife and I should have turned around when we saw that it was in a strip mall, but decided to go in as we had nothing else planned for the afternoon. 15 minutes and $35 dollars...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JoeJutty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot to take your younger kids. The admission for adults and kids adds up pretty fast.. so don't let that surprise you. I recommend checking out their web site for current prices. As an adult, I found most of the animals,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank rjk857
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 6 and 3 year old always have a ton of fun here. We have the family pass and have been at least 4 times now.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank G5921WMprtysldr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had some time before my flight, so I went here. The aquarium is in a strip mall next to a Goodwill thrift shop. They do have some good stuff to see.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Flor H
December 30, 2018|
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Response from Bo L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about now since they have added more animals within the past month (March 2019). Before I did observe a service dog inside.
Necey B
June 15, 2017|
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Response from margosugawara | Reviewed this property |
You can purchase food. No you can not bring in food.
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Mandie T | Property representative |
If you purchase your tokens in advance of your visit, you can save $.