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Review of Great Lakes Aquarium

Great Lakes Aquarium
Ranked #21 of 93 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.
Red Lake, Canada
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78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“A must see.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

This is a great place to bring the family. There is lots to see. My favorite is the Lake Trout tank. Buy some food and feed the various species of trout. It is a bit on the pricey side but this place is so unique it is worth the money.

Visited November 2012
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Twin Cities, MN
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“It was OK but spendy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

My 7 year old son really liked this place especially the interactive exhibits. I found the variety of exhibits to be informative, interesting and fun. However, I did find it to be too expensive for what is there. I would recommend it to others but only with discount coupons.

Visited October 2012
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“Kids loved the Wow of Water exhibit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

Overrall this was a great place to go. I have a 3 and 6 yr old, they both had a good time and really loved the Wow of Water exhibit. They played in the water for quite a while!

Its a little spendy, but I would go again. Educational, good variety of exhibits that interest both young kids and adults.

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Lake Delton, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good place to see.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

We liked this alot. Slightly disappointed that we couldn't see the eagle. And I love kids BUT, two seconds after we paid, multiple busloads of 5th graders showed up. This place is not large enough to handle the number of kids that were there and tourists. We got trampled. Really liked seeing the stourgeons and other fish.

Visited October 2012
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Reflects the Lakes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012 via mobile

The Great Lakes are cold glacial waters with water and land resources that humans have used for 10,000 years. This aquarium is less about the fish and more about the entire lake story and inter-connected environment. We found the various exhibits interesting and informative and would highly recommend a visit if you have the time to spend here. Don't miss the river otters!

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