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Review of National Aquarium

National Aquarium
Ranked #19 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Considered one of the world's best aquariums, the National Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world's natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collection of more than 20,000 animals from more than 800 species of fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, marine mammals and sharks, as well as through exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences like sleepovers and tours, science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our 19 year old daughter here for a visit today. None of us had been in over 10 years. We all enjoyed it very much. Lots to see and discover!! New creatures we had never seen or heard of. We all had a great time. Highly recommend this for ALL ages!

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous set up and tons of beautiful marine life. The dolphin exhibit is SO enjoyable!!! The location is on the harbor making the walk around the museum seem like an extension of the aquarium!

Thank Beth P
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Maybe it's because we had the expectation that the National Aquarium would be the biggest and best in the nation... that we were ultimately left underwhelmed. Very very pricey, not as interactive as I'd have hoped, and actually just sort of dull. Comparatively, the Atlanta aquarium is much more interesting and fun.

1  Thank necessaryevil91
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Lauren H, Public Relations Manager at National Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hi necessaryevil91. Thank for your feedback, we greatly appreciate it. While we are also fans of our neighbors to the south, I’m disheartened to hear you did not find your time with us equally enjoyable. With 20,000 animals along with daily immersive experiences, it is our goal to offer a valuable and enjoyable tour to learn about the wonders of the aquatic world. As a nonprofit organization, your entry fee helps us feed and care for our animals and continue our conservation and education programs and more. I would welcome your additional feedback to better understand how your visit could have been more enjoyable. You can reach out directly at social@aqua.org. We hope you’ll come back and give us another opportunity to impress you!

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Love it. 4d movie id's not that great. Dolphin Shiite was bwi good. They don't do that show anymore.

Thank Pranav J
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A little expensive. Try to find Groupon tickets prior of attending- if you can.
Purchase two days in advance- if you don’t you’ll be waiting in a long line to buy them.
Lots to see, places to sit and food is available.

Thank ctp2236
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