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SEA LIFE Minnesota

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Address: 120 East Broadway, East Entrance, Level One, Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone Number: +1 952-853-0612
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Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium...

Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures! Complete with sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and more, SEA LIFE Minnesota allows visitors to come face to face with animals never-before-seen in Minnesota! Stingray Adventure, opening in Spring 2015, will feature a Shipwreck, Pacific Northwest Touchpool and Ray Pool where guests of all ages will have the opportunity to touch and feed the stingrays.

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SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America
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We came here with our 4 and 2 year old boys. They loved it, in particular they loved the shark tank. They spent a lot of time in this area while moving pretty quickly through the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here with our 4 and 2 year old boys. They loved it, in particular they loved the shark tank. They spent a lot of time in this area while moving pretty quickly through the other areas. We've been here several times but it doesn't seem to change.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Contemplated visiting Sea Life for a couple days. The tickets are extremely pricey in our opinion. I recommend purchasing them ahead of time online, it saves a little. From the pictures and the price, we expected the aquarium to be a little longer with more to do. All in all we did enjoy the visit. There is also a little... More 

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Santa Fe, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small aquarium in Mall of America. Great for kids. Nice variety of sea life. Educational. Takes about 30 to 45 minutes to wander through. Feeding stations for some of the sea life. A little pricey for it's size.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little spendy but worth it... Fun experience, getting to touch the starfish and anemones... Couldn't touch the rays, as there were some expecting mothers... The tunnel was cool.. So many different types of sealife!!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While this is very nice, and certainly worth paying full price for, IMHO, buy your tickets online to save about 25% (yes, we did this, on our smartphone, standing there, just before going into the aquarium)(you'll have to google the site, TA doesn't permit posting it here). ====== We've been to many aquariums, and this was one of the best... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a bit pricey. Especially if you only have an hour to look around. But the shark tank is cool. And the jellyfish room is amazing. I really enjoyed it.

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Thank LostALot22
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for sharing comments on your visit to SEA LIFE! We agree that our shark tank is awesomely cool; home to sand tiger, brown, black tip reef and nurse sharks, along with rays, guitarfish and sawfish as well! Our Jellyfish Discovery is also an absolutely beautiful gallery, with the floating jellies mesmerizing everyone who walks through! A tip... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought my 1 year old grandbaby cause shes obsessed with fish💕 and she loved ot great place to visit while at MOA we will be back again real soon

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Thank HisQueen R
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this review

Amazing! I'm so happy to hear that you and your granddaughter had a wonderful time at SEA LIFE! Thank you so much for letting us be a part of what sounds like a very fun and very special family day out! As you can imagine, we are just a bit fish-obsessed ourselves, so we are always excited to see that... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sea life is an all right time, but it is significantly overpriced. It took my family and I about 1 hour to go though the entire aquarium. We did see some cool exhibits, but I would save your money and go to the Minnesota Zoo or Como Zoo.

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Thank amandalilgreen
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to share a review on your visit to the aquarium. I'm happy to hear that you thought our exhibits were cool and that you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Your admission is good all day, for as many exits and entrances as you'd like throughout the day, as you... More 

Clearfield, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium is located below the first floor of the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota near the east entrance (the closest from the transit station). On the day of I checked out the aquarium (as I would be flying back home the following day), admission was $24.25 per adult, which was a bit overpriced in my opinion,... More 

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Thank Aki_Sakakibara
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this review

Wow! I'm so happy to hear you found your SEA LIFE experience to be thrilling and enjoyable for families! What awesome compliments! It sounds like you enjoyed meeting all our Stars of the Sea; from clownfish and regal tangs, to sharks, sea turtles, sea horses, stringray, octopus, jellyfish and more! Like you said, our Sea Expert quiz trail is a... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool underwater venue under the Mall of America! We especially enjoyed the tunnels where you walk under the different sea exhibits. Your kids will really enjoy!

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Thank JohnnyChicago1
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this review

What a fantastic rating and review, thank you very much!!! There's certainly something to be said for being located inside the Mall of America, where we often get to surprise and delight Mall guests who didn't realize an awesome aquarium was just beneath their feet! I'm happy to hear that you'd recommend a visit to SEA LIFE as a great... More 

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