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Tennessee Aquarium

#1 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

You take an escalator to the top and walk down at your own pace. The fish are amazing and the tanks are all so clean. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank tjohnson2291
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took our 3 kids (ages 9, 3, and 18 months) for a family trip. The price was a little high, but we expected it to be that way. All three children enjoyed it, but the oldest got bored about halfway through....More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Back in the 90-s when the Tennessee Aquarium was purposed to built, I thought it was a waste of money. How wrong I was! Every time I go, I am in utter awe that we have an attraction of this caliber in our area. Not...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed March 21, 2016

I often get bored at aquariums as after scuba diving they are not quite as fun. This one was interesting. It will take a few hours to go through. It would be great to take kids to if you are in the area. Admittedly I...More

Thank Mccreadym
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful aquarium! Vey well maintained and unique path to walk through! Divers in one of the areas with the fish which just added to the experience!!

Thank KRCody
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I actually expected a lot more, but over all, it was nice. I do think their prices are too high for the amount of things you see.

Thank Kristy H
Reviewed March 18, 2016

The aquarium is wonderful to visit. The best thing about going there is the butterfly garden filtering about in the air.

Thank newmansd
Reviewed March 18, 2016

I wasn't expecting this to be as big as the Georgia Aquarium. I even think this is better! lots to see and things to do. The only thing that annoyed me was that the machines to buy tickets were down so there was a super...More

Thank CassieLola
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We visited around this time last year and again recently. Love the layout and the people are all so nice. In my opinion this is the best aquarium experience in the Southeast.

Thank Dworley13
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Visited while in town for Spring break. One of the best Aquariums I've ever visited. A definite must see!!

Thank SilverSpring812
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Joshnbrandy W
June 11, 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
May 24, 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.