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“Doesn't have whales and sharks, but plenty to see!”
Review of Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium
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Downtown Seattle Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
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Ranked #35 of 448 things to do in Seattle
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Doesn't have whales and sharks, but plenty to see!”
Reviewed December 23, 2011

This aquarium wasn't as big as we expected and didn't house as many creatures as we anticipated. BUT, there was plenty to see and we would go back if we return to Seattle Check out the otters and sea lions <---------CUTE!

Visited December 2011
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great for kids, lots of animals and entertaining”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

The Aquarium is very nice, it has a lot of different animals, and activities for kids too. There is a lot of paid parking nearby, but since it is at the waterfront, sometimes it is tough to find a parking spot. I think you could spend 2 to 3 hours at the aquarium and have a great time.

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arlington wa.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“fun for all”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

so fun to look at fish ect , great for a couple or family

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Kingsville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very good aquarium”
Reviewed December 15, 2011

Not the biggest aquarium I've been to, but the Seattle Aquarium has some great features. The tidal touch pools are amazing--you can touch starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. The otters were very entertaining, and I thought it was a great way to spend the morning.

Visited October 2011
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Moses Lake, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“crowded but worth a look”
Reviewed December 11, 2011

We enjoyed the layout where you walk from one creatively-designed habitat area to another. Bring kids though as it's mostly themed toward them, unlike the Denver Aquarium where I'd be proud to bring any out of town guests.

Visited August 2011
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