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Downtown Aquarium

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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Where are the MerMEN??

This aquarium needs to expand with their service if they want to cater to more people. Women... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Blue R
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Seville, Spain
One Of The Best!

I highly recommend visiting this aquarium. I’ve been to aquariums in DC, Baltimore, Boston... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“flash flood” (85 reviews)
“shark tank” (63 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
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+1 303-561-4450
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"flash flood"
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"shark tank"
in 63 reviews
"feed the stingrays"
in 39 reviews
"aquatic life"
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"face painting"
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"sea creatures"
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"land locked"
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"tiger exhibit"
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"different species"
in 19 reviews
"nice exhibits"
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"gift shop"
in 66 reviews
"children's museum"
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"rainy day"
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"great for kids"
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"take your time"
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"mermaid"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This aquarium needs to expand with their service if they want to cater to more people. Women swimming around in little bikini tops with fish tails isn't going to compensate for the dirty glass that makes it impossible to photograph the fish well. Get some...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend visiting this aquarium. I’ve been to aquariums in DC, Baltimore, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Toronto. I would say this is neck and neck with Atlanta for number one. I think the Tiger sold me! But honestly, they had animals at this...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It isn't fair to compare since I have been to some pretty amazing aquariums. This is good for a rainy day with young children.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the Aquarium last Thursday and the kids and the adults loved it. Very cool set up where you are right at water level with all the fish. We saw sharks, mermaids, eels, all kinds of stuff. We have a great set of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Today I enjoyed the Downtown Aquarium with 6 children, ages 11 to 2. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The children were especially excited to watch the mermaids, both in the tank in the Aquarium, and also in the dining area.

Thank misskk2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm trying to see an aquarium in every place I go, so I have many to compare this one with. It is dark, not very well maintained, and not very special. However, it has a restaurant and the food is excellent.

Thank PhyllisK392
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many things wrong with this aquarium and not much good. The price is ridiculous. Twenty dollars for less than two hours of touring. There were no dolphins which was disappointing for young children. They also shouldn't charge $7 for an hour of parking....More

2  Thank Darin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the aquarium to kill time before I had to be somewhere. This is a nice aquarium a little small but still pretty neat. Has an interactive sting ray area, real mermaids and a tiger! And your Admissions is good for all day!

1  Thank Jessica M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it doesn't rival the best aquariums, this is a fun place to bring the family for a couple hours. Way better parking situation than you will find at most big city attractions.

Thank montanapescado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun for all ages! Good exhibits and programs, educational as well as entertaining. Nice park outdoors. Ample parking.

1  Thank P843WVrobertn
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Barb F
24 April 2018|
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Response from travellerNewton | Reviewed this property |
I see someone else gave you specific $$s, but overall I'd say it was way more expensive per person than worth it.
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tiffjov62980
17 April 2018|
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Response from P426OTheidih | Reviewed this property |
about 35 to 40 minutes from the airport, depending on traffic.
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LloydandCarol
10 January 2018|
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Response from GonnaCTheWorld | Reviewed this property |
There’s currently a groupon for the Aquarium
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