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Texas State Aquarium

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Nice aquarium

I enjoyed this aquarium better than the Moody Gardens aquarium in Galveston. The dolphin show was... read more

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Aggiebobcat
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Houston, Texas
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Nice facility.

Although this is not the biggest or nicest aquarium we have visited, it is still a fun experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ilovethehuskers
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Kearney, NE
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Discover the amazing underwater world of the Texas State Aquarium! Thousands of animals representing over 460 different species are ready to enchant, entertain, and inspire you. Corpus Christi's most popular cultural attraction has welcomed over 12...more
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
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I enjoyed this aquarium better than the Moody Gardens aquarium in Galveston. The dolphin show was a nice surprise. It was pricey but luckily I have a membership to Houston Zoo and therefore saved 50% on two admission tickets. My only issue was there was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to the aquarium a couple of years ago and watched a bunch of otters playing with pumpkins in the water. It was great fun. Went back again and it was fun the second time. Well worth a visit

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you loved your return visit. We hope to welcome you again very soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The aquarium is a popular place to visit & parking can be a challenge. We lucked out on the day we visited. Not only did we get a close to the entrance parking spot but it also happened to be Dollar Day (admission is usually...More

Thank Michele J
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're glad you loved our Dollar Day; these events are typically offered during our fall and winter months. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great half day trip. The Aquarium is well maintained and the staff are friendly. It’s geared towards education and younger children will have no shortage of fun at the water park. We found that after the Aquarium, the Lexington was a short...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're happy you loved your visit and that you had some great experiences with our exhibits and our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with our 3 year old. Great exhibits from different areas. Wide variety of animals with lots of close up viewing and interactive opportunities. Great staff always close by to answer any questions.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pet tame stingrays, etc. kids favorite , on site parking is under the highway, the live dolphin show was well done, although, i did have to jocky around to find a place where i could see well.

Thank isawuonmontel
Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium is so awesome I wanted to move in. All of the exhibits are clean, and the animals looked healthy and in good shape. The shark tank is enormous, very impressive. We couldn't stay for the dolphin show but we went to the lower...More

Thank Traveler_McGee
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy to read that you loved your visit to the Aquarium. We definitely provide our animals with outstanding care through their diet, habitats, medical care, and enrichments, so it's great to see our guests take notice :) We hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a weekend family trip get a way to enjoy beach and site seeing. Grand children loved the beach.More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're happy you loved your overall visit, although we wish you could have had a five-star experience during your visit with us. :) If you have any feedback that can help us provide a better return visit, please use our Text the Manager feature at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this is not the biggest or nicest aquarium we have visited, it is still a fun experience and worth the cost. The staff/volunteers were all very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Ilovethehuskers
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you enjoyed your overall visit and had a great visit taking in the exhibits and speaking with our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We hope we can welcome you again soon for an even better experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Texas State Aquarium for 24 years. I live in Corpus Christi and have been a member for several years, giving me the opportunity to go wherever I want. It is very enjoyable. Summer weekends can be a bit crowded...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so honored to have welcomed you to the Texas State Aquarium year after year and that you'd been able to see us grow from a local top attraction to the largest Aquarium in Texas. Thank you so much for your support as a member,...More

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Texas2Houston
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Studio-Steve | Reviewed this property |
It is an open theater with coverage over the seats. If it’s hot, grab the seats at the top nearest the openings to the ocean. The get a cool breeze. I don’t recommend the show as it’s pretty sparse. You’re tune is better... More
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$34.95, I think.
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from Mobile744600 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Hotel Deville and they offered discount tickets.
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