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“Gastropod or bivalve?” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Aquarium at Rockport Harbor

Aquarium at Rockport Harbor
Ranked #4 of 39 things to do in Rockport
Certificate of Excellence
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Rockwall, Texas
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Gastropod or bivalve?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is a FREE facility and my kids were geeked about ocean wildlife after our visit. Don't expect to see large aquatic mammals performing tricks here and you will be surprised at the diversity of animals they do have, especially for the cost of the admission. The volunteers at this facility made the visit fantastic and educational. No other Texas aquarium can match the passion of the staff volunteering at this little aquarium. They are knowledgeable, friendly and more than willing to answer the 123240410465313540 questions a kid can ask. Thanks Ed! You made the day!

Visited August 2012
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Rockport, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
“Small but a lot of personality”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2012

the aquarium is small but they do a lot to catch your interest with what they have. it's a nice change of pace when needing some time out of the sun, but don't want to stay away from the ocean

Visited July 2012
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Rockport, Texas
1 review
“Best Little Aquarium in Rockport!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

Wonderful aquarium at Rockport next to the Texas Maritime Museum. Great staff now headed up by Mr. Don Sheets. The dedication of the volunteers is contagious. You can't help but love this place! The Visit is FREE.

Visited July 2012
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Lots of good local info”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2012

The aquarium is low-tech but very informative for kids of all ages. Specimens and live animals local to the Rockport area are available along with lots of great information. It's a cheap place to visit during the heat of the day.

Visited July 2012
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Kerrville, Texas
2 reviews
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“Good FREE family fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2012

7/23/12
Nice and good for the children. Very kid friendly. They do not accept credit cards only cash or checks with an i.d., you would only need money for their little gift shop.
-Kerrville, Texas

Visited July 2012
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