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Downtown Aquarium

Features Animals
700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Get a better aquarium experience at Denver Zoo

Honestly, this is a neat place. I love the amount of aquatic life the Aquarium has. However, for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Not the experience we were hoping for (or had paid for)

We brought a group of 50 high school students from across two states through Denver on our way to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Topeka, KS
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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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“shark tank” (61 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 21:00
700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Honestly, this is a neat place. I love the amount of aquatic life the Aquarium has. However, for the price you pay to get in, it's kind of a rip off. In and out in about an hour, and the staff seem less than excited...More

Thank kbford8
Reviewed 6 days ago

We brought a group of 50 high school students from across two states through Denver on our way to our annual leadership camp. These students come from rural, often very poor communities. Most had never been out of their back yards before earning this all-expenses-paid...More

2  Thank breoni
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like aquatic life, this is a really great place to visit. There are some really unique exhibits.

1  Thank SmilinSteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a small group of three. Place opens at 10 and we were done by about 1115. Pretty nice aquarium, but kinda small. Certainly not a place to spend more then 2 hours.

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impression as I walked up to the entrance was how large it seemed with the large glass entrance and the space around it. However once I entered I realized most of the space was taken by the gift shop/lounge downstairs and the little...More

Thank MapperWV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative place but very small - feel the animals could benefit from larger areas to live in. Lots of fun activities for younger kids too and even for the dads as you can get photos with the mermaids!!!!!

Thank SilleWick76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a business reception here with a catered meal. Food was very good, bar service was good. The aquarium is very big and spacious. Lots of different species to see, and even a live mermaid show.

Thank beachinfool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our visit to the downtown aquarium! The line for tickets was quite long and I wish we knew there was an excelerated line just for Landry's members (we are members). My daughters and I enjoyed the mermaid show immensely!Arrive at least 15 min...More

Thank Esayed84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this attraction if you are looking for an activity that is unique to the area. A lot of unique exhibits and shows throughout the day.... mermaids are awesome. I did a shark dive and would highly recommend it or the snorkel...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several very nice exhibits at the Aquarium. However I was a little disappointed. Not what I was expecting for the price of admission.

Thank Frog57252
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Only service animals allowed
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Response from mchllsur | Reviewed this property |
Go to the children's museum or the zoo or the museum of nature and science or anyplace but here, takes 20 min to walk through, everything is overpriced, the movie we we t to wasn't even 15 min....much better things to do in... More