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Texas State Aquarium

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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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Texas State Aquarium--A Diamond of South Texas

The Aquarium boy what can I say, you have to see it to admire all the new additions. It's eye... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Reynaldo M
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Pricy aquarium

Nice, but though had discounted tickets, still pricy. May be because had seen moody gardens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marilynn B
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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 million visitors since its grand opening in July 1990. Conveniently located on North Beach, the Texas State Aquarium is just minutes from Corpus Christi's downtown district, convention center complex, and museums. Every visit to the Texas State Aquarium is a new and exciting discovery of animals that remind us all of our responsibility to those whose world we share. The Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Aquarium's mission is to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas, and support wildlife conservation.
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“dolphin show” (557 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
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+1 361-881-1200
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Reviewed yesterday

The Aquarium boy what can I say, you have to see it to admire all the new additions. It's eye opening with all the new tanks and layouts. Very educational and all the new fish and sea creatures. You have to see it, its amazing...More

Thank Reynaldo M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice, but though had discounted tickets, still pricy. May be because had seen moody gardens aquarium. We came at 3 pm., Had to pay for parking. No dolphin shows left for day. Went to shark feeding, but divers were just cleaning coral.

Thank Marilynn B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very big aquarium, with lots of different areas. Your can pet stingrays, sharks and jerky fish. Make sure to see the dolphin show!

Thank Jutta Z
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your visit and your review. We're so glad to see you had a wonderful time and loved the hands-on touch pools, dolphin presentation, and other experiences. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took kids ages 4 and 7 and found enjoyment for all ages. The kids were able to pet the stingrays, sharks, hermit crabs and starfish. The 4D movie was one of the highlights, along with the dolphin show. We spent a half of a...More

Thank tkctravels
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're glad the whole family had a wonderful experience - we definitely strive to gives guests of all ages plenty of immersive, interactive, and educational opportunities! We hope we can welcome you all again soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The aquarium is very nice. There are lots of species to see and even touch. The museum people are very knowledgeable and everywhere. The dolphins we're fun to watch and talented. I was kinda surprised at the cost, but there is a lot of upkeep...More

Thank cdavenport62
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're happy to see you loved your visit and were able to get an interactive experience with many of our animals. We're also glad that you learned a lot from our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We strive to give our guests a valuable visit that...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family had a great time and we'll definitely go again. Here are the 3 things that we loved! 1) Petting the stingrays. Our girls wanted to keep going back to do this. They had to get courage to do it, which was cool to...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so happy to read that you had a fantastic visit, and we hope to welcome you again soon. It's great to get feedback on our guest's favorite experiences, so thank you for sharing! We can't wait to see you again!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The aquarium was a delight for all of us. We enjoyed the exhibits, the shows, and the amount of interactive displays. I recommend this to every age.

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We definitely aim to give guests of all ages a fantastic, interactive and educational experience - so we're very happy that your and your party loved your time here! We hope we can welcome you again soon for another great visit!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great time at the aquarium with my family. Lots of gulf fish, dolphin shows, ponds with sting rays and plenty to see and do!

Thank azang881
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed seeing our amazing marine life and were able to take in the wildlife presentations! We hope we can welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous displays. Entertaining for all ages. Thanks to all the helpful staff and the parents of all the well-mannered children who also visited this facility with us.

Thank dg2014jg
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback and we're glad you loved your visit with us! We hope we can see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to take the family for a day and see see life from the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Fun dolphin show. You can also feed some rays. And at the end visit the splash park if you have kids son they...More

Thank Alan D
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TXStateAquarium, Owner at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're happy to see you took in so many of our varied experiences and that everyone had a great time. We hope we can welcome you again for an even better experience soon!

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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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We stayed at Hotel Deville and they offered discount tickets.
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