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National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

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615 South Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3056
+1 318-352-5324
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Rwent with a relative on spec

Saw it advertised and went for a visit. Pleasantly surpised but 30 minutes is sufficient. Its free... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Jim2717
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Staines, United Kingdom
Small But Cool

The albino snapping turtle often shown in the pictures is by far the star of the show but they do... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
JIm162
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Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
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Mar 9, 2018
“Small But Cool”
Mar 21, 2018
“Rwent with a relative on spec”
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615 South Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3056
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+1 318-352-5324
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Saw it advertised and went for a visit. Pleasantly surpised but 30 minutes is sufficient. Its free and under cover

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

The albino snapping turtle often shown in the pictures is by far the star of the show but they do have a little alligator in a tank with another small turtle. They have some nice fish tanks and some displays of local history. You can...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

The aquarium was small but very informative. Enjoyed seeing all the displays. The little alligator put on quite a show stalking us. The layout of the hatchery looked huge. Would highly suggest to visit the aquarium.

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Everything pecans this is the place. Susan was so nice and we love pecans. Bought some art by James Hunter. A should stop.

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

This is a great place to stop if you are visiting Natchitoches in the summer with kids. It is one room, free, and air conditioned. It is a great way to entertain the kids while learning about local fish and the role of the hatchery.

1  Thank Zien28
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

This aquarium is one room and 16 tanks. There is no one there over-seeing it. It's an at- your- own- pace place. It's free to get in and there are bathrooms there. We stopped by the national fish hatchery too, but there was nothing to...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

This attraction is FREE...not many aquariums are free. So definitely a good place to take the kids. My sister goes here all the time. She loves it every time.

2  Thank dkingsleyjr
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

I am one of those people that spends my time in front of the Bass Pro Shop fish tank while others shop. I would gladly spend my time observing the mundane habits of the local fishes and reptiles.

1  Thank RLiles
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

It is a small educational aquarium and it's free! Open 8 am - 3 pm daily, except holidays. It has several displays about the original indigenous inhabitants, flora, and fauna. The rest of the displays are various reptiles and fish with informational/educational signing. It is...More

Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

This is a small place, but is very interesting. It has a small series of aquariums that have various fishes and explains the purpose of the hatchery. We also looked at the various hatchery ponds and were given a brief guide by one of the...More

1  Thank DennisBTR
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