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“Great family experience”

Great Lakes Aquarium
Ranked #20 of 96 things to do in Duluth
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Owner description: The only aquarium in the U.S. that focuses on freshwater exhibits, this three-story waterfront structure is ready for public viewing after a year and a half and almost $34 million. Plenty of interactive exhibits and re-created habitats are fun and educational for children.
Reviewed September 14, 2012

Wonderful exhibits including a touch exhibit of a ray. The seahorses were mesmerizing! It is a bit pricey though.

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Reviewed September 10, 2012

Worth a stop if you haven't been there. Don't expect the variety of an ocean aquarium, but you will learn about the great lakes and ecco systems in this part of the world. A little pricey for what is there but a decent learning experience.

Thank TLTRAVELING
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

There is not much to see here. Some parts of the building needs some rebuffing and it should add more interesting and new activities for kids. The entrance fee is quite a little bit much for what you would not experience altogether.

Thank truthintraveling
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

The only large freshwater aquarium exhibit hall we have come across and a must-see for that reason. Don't expect the variety of species of the salt water aquariums. It is unique!

Thank Ontarian59
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Reviewed September 5, 2012 via mobile

Our 19month old had fun. We had fun as adults too. It wasnt busy but we came in off season on a weekday. Nice exhibits. Loved the slide built into a 'tree'. The big water locks exhibit was fun for the toddler also. Worth spending a few hours at. Looked like a very nice outdoor playground outside it but we had to leave so will have to check that out on our next trip!

Thank 47201traveller
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