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Downtown Aquarium

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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nice experance

This is a nice place for a couple hours outing. Lots of exibits but only a partail day to see it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
schuflies
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fun,but pricey

We had a decent time,(even though it was crowded)I would definitely recommend not going on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
plHamm
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
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Reviewed yesterday

I attended a business meeting here. Who would've thought of this wonderful local venue to host a breakfast meeting and a private visit to the Aquarium? It was brilliant. This site used to be called "Ocean Journey" and...(little bit of Trivia and history here): it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CalaMansilla
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Denver aquarium is one of my granddaughter’s favorite places. There are hands on exhibits and talented mermaid shows. The shark exhibit is fascinating and the ability to feed sting rays tops off the experience. My granddaughter are 8,6,4 years old.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 4 days ago

really disappointed to see a tiger in the aquarium, the settings and environment were not for that of a tiger, not that a zoo is great, but imagine how much less appropriate an aquarium is. It was just heartbreaking, the tiger see's no sunlight and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank christagech
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent aquarium for an hour or two, but it would be hard to fill more than this much time. Some of the animal areas need to be updated and offer more enrichment for the animals. Don't plan on a second visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RSpan2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place for a couple hours outing. Lots of exibits but only a partail day to see it all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank schuflies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a decent time,(even though it was crowded)I would definitely recommend not going on a weekend)Good variety of sea life.And nice set up.I just don’t know that it was worth $80 for a small family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank plHamm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 3 and 5 year old grandkids and we all loved it. Enjoyed all of the areas and fish, large and small, and the mermaids swimming in the tanks. Our 3 year old grandson even hand fed the rays and our granddaughter got her...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ddillinger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ya its only a 20ft dive but quite a experience. Going behind the scenes with then diving in a exhibit it is a unique experience. Ive also taken my grandkids for snorkel and the shark cage dive and it never gets old.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Todd L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was greatly looking forward to eating lunch here and wasn't dissapointed. I appreciated how we were able to each lunch at the restaurant without having to pay for an aquarium exhibit ticket (you still have to pay for parking across the street though unless...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank marinexbiologist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Denver Aquarium did an outstanding job with Sloth Experience! It was fun, interactive , and informative ! The handlers gave lots of facts . We were able to feed and touch sloth. Also many photo opportunities ! The whole aquarium was great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SallyA973
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bfow2
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Desiree H | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I don’t believe they check bags. You may call and verifying, but I don’t remember this occurring. Have a great time.
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Trenna J
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Bernie M | Reviewed this property |
Negative... A few of the smaller aquariums are actually open on top And I think they are extra cautious about contamination from the outside..
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July 3, 2018|
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Response from LadyLiberty210 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few mermaid shows a day. They’ll have them posted. The show is a little shirt and gets packed early. They close off one of the walk ways for seating and the entire show is maybe 10 minutes....I didn’t visit the... More
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