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“This is a world class Aquarium.”
Review of New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium
Ranked #51 of 228 things to do in Brooklyn
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Owner description: Situated on 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island, the Aquarium is home to over 8,000 animals. The Aquarium provides an enjoyable experience for the whole family. See friendly walruses, amazing sharks, playful sea otters and so much more.
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Hard to get to. (It's a long subway ride to Coney Island from Manhattan). But once you're there it'a an unbelievable experience. Your kids will remember it for years. So much to see, and so many nice people to help you get around. If you go, don't forget to try the original Nathan's on the boardwalk....(much better than the clones around the food courts.)

1  Thank Ken K
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

great experience . well kept and the staff was very friendly and generous with information! It is a pity that Sandy has destroyed most of its premises.

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

A trip to the Coney Island Aquarium had always been a great experience. The tanks were well-kept and there was so much to see. They used to have Beluga Whales in a huge two-story tank as you walked in. This was my favorite exhibit, but it is no longer there. There also seemed to be very few other mammals--maybe they were moved because of weather?? Regardless, the aquarium can still be a good experience for children. I understand that the recent hurricane did some damage. I hope they get money from the city to restore it.

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Reviewed November 15, 2012

The numerous marine exhibits should be a hit with family members of all ages. It's on the ocean and there's a lot to see outside, so dress accordingly in cold weather. Afterward, take a stroll down to boardwalk to nearby Coney Island.

3  Thank lkayser
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

A magical and eye opening day get away for any age. Actually you cant help feeling like a kid. Oohs &aahs especially the Alien Stingers!! Then spend time after on famous Coney Island boardwalk.

2  Thank NewYorkCityWaterside
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