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Address: 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
Phone Number:
+1 303-561-4450
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Description:

This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate...

This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.

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Crowded and interactive

Well laid-out. Can be long lines; great for kids. Restaurant has good food, great views of aquatic life on other side of large windows that face the restaurant.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
pauleK8942BQ
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Denver, Colorado
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Westminster, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great time, love the shark tank and sting ray feedings. Very crowded, takes about hour to 1 1/2 to get through. For 26 a piece and 7 for parking, seems high! I can go to Zoo cheaper and be more comfortable.

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Thank Michelle R
Erie, Colorado
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208 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Did the reef dive with my 12 yr old daughter. We had a blast. All the staff we met were courteous and helpful. Dive was about 72F, but the wetsuits were plenty warm. Saw a ton of amazing things, especially the eels. Would certainly go back! A1scuba staff was very solid.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well laid-out. Can be long lines; great for kids. Restaurant has good food, great views of aquatic life on other side of large windows that face the restaurant.

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Thank pauleK8942BQ
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for dinner then to the aquarium afterwards. The restaurant was really cool, getting to eat dinner next to a giant fish tank! There's a discount to the aquarium if you have a restaurant receipt and parking is free with the dinner receipt as well so the deal was great! They have super unique animals and two Tigers which... More 

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Thank Nikki B
Jackson, Wyoming
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had some time in Denver and checked out the aquarium. My daughter is two and loved it. It could use a little more cleaning or possibly upgrades to carpet areas, but it was a fun experience for us. A one time visit, not sure I would go back.

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Thank lisavail
denver
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14 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the Downtown Aquarium so much we went through twice. The best part was watching the mermaids and scuba diver swim with the fish. A pleasant surprise was seeing a TIGER up close! We will go again and maybe try the restaurant out.

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Thank dconcierge
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband dove while my son & I watched the amazing shark tank! Such a fun place, some interactive areas, and the restaurant is yummy! We got to sit next to a huge tank, and my son could have stayed there all day.

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Thank Mary Anne H
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun daytime activity for kids and adults. Top notch aquarium with a restaurant/bar at the end. Definite Denver destination spot.

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Thank timjmac88
CtheWorld
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 4year olds favorite place to go. The mermaids are fun to watch, it's well organized, clean enough and lots of information. I wish that there was more to see for the cost or that they had memberships. As an adult serine this place once every few years is plenty, just because the number of exhibits seems small... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted to tour the Aquarium during the evening hours... some of the fish had gone to sleep, but most were still active. We had dinner with a large group and the service was outstanding... Drinks delivered in a timely manner, and the food served hot and at the same time as the rest of our table... would definitely... More 

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