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Address: 701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Phone Number: 716 285 3575; 800 500 4609
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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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Aquarium of Niagara

For the money this was not really worth it. We did watch the show, which was the best part of the aquarium. Plus everything else show wise cost even more money. It was a very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mount Gilead, Ohio
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Mount Gilead, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For the money this was not really worth it. We did watch the show, which was the best part of the aquarium. Plus everything else show wise cost even more money. It was a very small aquarium. Very few exhibits, plus for paying $13 per person we were only in there an hour & saw everything. This is one thing... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's so small! It was $13 per person and we were done in 45 minutes! We were defiantly expecting a larger aquarium. Nothing spectacular to see. Would not go again.

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Watertown, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So, the aquarium is good for little kids but for teenagers it is just ok. If we go back to the park we won't go to the aquarium. The sea lion display was of course nice but overall it is a very small aquarium. Thanks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the only just for kids opportunities we could find. The exhibits are nice and the sea lions are adorable and can be viewed from outside and in. The creatures inside are entertaining enough but could use a little update or exotic addition. For a small aquarium the children were able to go about freely. We especially... More 

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wauwatosa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a small aquarium. The best was the sea lions. We didn't stay for a show but I heard those are great. I recommend taking the trolley or driving. We walked which is was fine distance wise but there wasn't sidewalks at one point.

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Thank dcayden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First, our group purchased the Discovery Pass. Well worth it. $45 for tickets to Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Adventure Theater, and the Aquarium of Niagara. You also get a one day pass for the trolley and a bunch of coupons! This little aquarium can be toured in 60-90 minutes. Was not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably best geared to families with young children, or those who have never been to an aquarium. If you have been to any other aquarium, this will feel small by comparison

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Paramus, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an average aquarium for the price. 3 or 4 exhibits were under construction, which for this size aquarium is quite a lot. I know it's for improvement and making the aquarium better, but we did breeze through it. Overall it wasn't bad, we spent about an hour and a half here. The sea lions outside were my favorite.

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Mahopac, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was very small and really, not work the price. There isn't much to see and we went thru the place pretty quickly. Was a bit disappointing.

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Worthington, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The sea lion show was fun - be sure to stand on the side where you can see it well. This is a very small building, so don't expect it to compare to the large aquarium at major cities. As part of the Discovery Pass, it was worth a visit.

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