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Address: 701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine...

The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.

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Small but Interesting

The visit to the aquarium was a nice side attraction from the Falls. This attraction speaks mostly to little children, although we enjoyed the sea lion show.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Baltimore, MD
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The visit to the aquarium was a nice side attraction from the Falls. This attraction speaks mostly to little children, although we enjoyed the sea lion show.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

children or no children you gotta stop and see the aquarium it is for everyone i was very pleased the shows of live intertainment great

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This aquarium is not huge, but it is still a nice place for a day visit. The sea lion show is really fun, and right now they have a sweet baby sea lion who is only a few months old! They are doing construction building a new penguin habitat, but the construction is not at all intrusive to the other... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have an aquarium in our hometown, & this could barely even be considered an aquarium compared to that. Niagara aquarium cost $13 a person (so we paid $26) & we stayed for all of 20 minutes. They had one true exhibit, which was a pool for the seals, & we saw them feed the 3 seals for 2 minutes.... More 

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Olean, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sea lion show was fun for our grandchildren. The exhibits were well done. However, the property is in need of repair and updating.

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Finger Lakes, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here multiple times. Enjoy Everytime. They have a small touch tank and some great exhibits. The shows are fun. Been to a few aquariums and this is by far our favorite.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this aquarium because it was part of our discovery pass. It was very small and the exhibits were well maintained but the staff didn't know anything about them, at least the day we were there. My husband, a marine biologist, asked a staff member about the lighting for a specific set up and she told him it was... More 

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New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love aquariums and wish this one had more to offer. We enjoyed seeing what they had on display and enjoyed our time there but this location is quite small and is very limited.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This aquarium is very small. You can thoroughly look at all the exhibits in about an hour. That said all the fish and other animals appear to be happy and well taken care of. There is a small touch tank area that kids will enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun little aquarium! My wife and I stopped in just before we left Niagara Falls and went home -- we paid for the seal and sea lion performance and it was completely worth the price! We spent a little extra time getting to hear the stories of the different aquatic mammals --they're all rescues, and some have been injured and... More 

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