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Address: 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
Phone Number: 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
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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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Could spend hours here.

Pay $7 for parking and entry $9/adult, then free to roam through at your own speed.. huge tanks, many varieties of fish and sizes. Was surprised to see mermaids, that was fun... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Santa Fe, New Mexico, Usa
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This aquarium was big enough to keep us busy and entertained for a few hours. The mermaid show was very professional - and athletic! - and the kids are still talking about it. Not sure how I feel about the Tigers being there, they're certainly not the draw, and a zoo would probably offer more space for them. The restaurant... More 

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57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to have been the smallest aquarium I've ever been to, and extremely boring not to mention expensive. They advertised Tigers for a special at this time but sadly you pay at the gate and there were no tigers in exhibit. If they are going to charge me for that then I need to get what I paid for.... More 

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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were interested to see what an aquarium in a landlocked state would look like, and we were very disappointed. The aquarium costs about $20 per person and at that price we expected ample exhibits and to spent a good portion if time. We spent approximately 45 minutes and saw everything at the aquarium. We spent the entire time dodging... More 

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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pay $7 for parking and entry $9/adult, then free to roam through at your own speed.. huge tanks, many varieties of fish and sizes. Was surprised to see mermaids, that was fun 😊-- kids were all over that - fun afternoon has here, saw a lot of neat stuff!! Sharks, sting rays, reptiles, little fishes, you name it. It's so... More 

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Thank Rose B
Venezuela
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sharks were amazing. I felt they were posing for the pictures lol! Very nice atmosphere and the restaurant on site has a mermaid show every night. Short but nice specially if coming with kids

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UK
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61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did you hear the one about the tiger in the aquarium?? Well you have now. Why they have a live tiger in a massive cage, and huge plastic orangutang, eagle etc is totally beyond me. I'd ditch the expensive animal and perhaps utilise the space for more of their core.. the fish. We arrived early and queued for tickets. This... More 

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Thank wolsy1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here several times. this time only because family from out of town was here. This wouldn't be my first choice for entertainment. My neice and nephew swam with the fish. that was pretty cool. DON'T eat there. Got sick at the restraunt and got snack at the stand. They were gross. Better to pack snacks.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I think this aquarium is ok- it's located in a good part of downtown Denver that's walking distance to a few shops & restaurants. The thing that gets me is the price for admissions + you have to pay for parking & the aquarium is not that big inside. The kids liked the mermaids, tiger & the climbing area, but... More 

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Key West, Florida
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201 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my son and granddaughter for a day of fun...this is one of the better aquariums I've been to. Nice atmosphere how they have created their exhibits. The tiger exhibit is a plus! Many things for the kids to do.

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Denver, Colorado
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171 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went with family; 5 adults, two 22 month old twins and a 6 year old. The squeals and screams of excitement from the twins were the best reward for a bit of wait in line first thing in the morning to buy tickets. It was wonderful! You wind through a narrow pathway with glass enclosures of different sizes to... More 

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