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Review of New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium
Ranked #51 of 234 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 June 13, 2013

The aquarium is still not fully opened after Sandy, but it is still functional and serves the purpose. I truly enjoyed the show with the sea lions, it was fascinating. What brilliant creatures. the shark tank is still closed though so that was a bit disappointing but as soon as it's opened, I will be back.

3  Thank Kitty4x
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Enjoyed a great day there yesterday. The renovations after Sandy looked great. They are continuing to rebuild and will be expanding. It was pretty crowded, but not overwhelming. We were able to get good seats for the Seal Lion show. Got to see the their new Walrus addition, but he was sleeping! Will be going back again!

1  Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Considering it is still recovering (some mainstay sites are still under construction/renovation) from the damage done by Hurricane Sandy, I'd say the place is looking pretty good. The marine animals all look healthy and happy :-). We especially enjoyed the show (seals Diego and company) and watching feeding times. The staff are friendly and helpful. We hope to come visit again when the renovation is completed.

1  Thank nishrshei
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Reviewed June 6, 2013

Went here on a Wednesday morning and there were hardly any people there. Granted, Sandy did quite a number on the place, but it was perfect for my almost 2 year old. we were able to sit front row at the sea lion show and have a great view of all of the marine animals. It will probably take another year to fully restore, but it's location right on the boardwalk and proximity to nathan's, the rides, ice cream and the beach make for a great day out!

2  Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed May 22, 2013

We visited the New York (Brooklyn) Aquarium for my grand daughter's birthday. A fun time was had by all! Although it was fairly crowded when we were there (beginning of July), the crowds were not bothersome, the exhibits are set up to handle a good amount of people. They have all the marine life you would like to see, and it's clean, attractive, and up to date. The boardwalk and Coney Island are right there as well, which is a bonus! If your in NYC, don't miss the New York Aquarium!

1  Thank Karen F
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