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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

4,212 Reviews

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

4,212 Reviews
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Teri S wrote a review Jul 2
Dover, Florida79 contributions14 helpful votes
Very nice aquarium and still able to see everything while social distancing and wearing masks. This was our 1st time and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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MarisaD0614 wrote a review Jun 2020
Gatlinburg, Tennessee18 contributions2 helpful votes
Even as our kids have gotten older, we still love going to Mote and seeing the amazing animals! Take advantage of the very knowledgeable volunteers there to tell you everything about the different species! Worth a stop every time we’re in Sarasota!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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cynthiaDov wrote a review Jun 2020
North Carolina10 contributions2 helpful votes
This is a great place to do something different. My son loves coming and seeing the fish, manatee, otters and sharks. He learns something new ever time he comes. He loves it so much we bought an annual pass. You could see the whole thing in 2 hours but you could spend so much
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Lenora G wrote a review Jun 2020
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Nice but smaller aquarium. All of the hands on exhibits & interactive activities were closed and there wasn’t any drink options or souvenirs available in the manatee and turtle building because the shop was closed and the soda machine was empty. I think with all of the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Kathryn wrote a review Jun 2020
Dayton, Ohio7 contributions
We had a rainy day on our beach vacation so we decided to check out mote marine and it was so much fun my nephews enjoyed it as much as the rest of us and seeing all the sea life up close was wonderful. We also liked learning about all the great programs they provide.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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