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SEA LIFE Minnesota

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120 E Broadway, East Entrance, Level One, Bloomington, MN 55425-5511
+1 952-853-0612
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SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America
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Located underneath Mall of America(R), SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures! Complete with sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and more, SEA LIFE Minnesota allows visitors to come face to face with animals never-before-seen in Minnesota! Stingray Adventure, opening in Spring 2015, will feature a Shipwreck, Pacific Northwest Touchpool and Ray Pool where guests of all ages will have the opportunity to touch and feed the stingrays.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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120 E Broadway, East Entrance, Level One, Bloomington, MN 55425-5511
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Reviewed yesterday

Sea Life is a small aquarium located on the lower level at The mall of America just outside of Minneapolis. I was surprised to see the number of specimens at this venue as I expected much less. There were exhibits containing jellyfish, seahorses, sharks, sting...More

Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went today after 4pm. The girl taking the money was very nice and the guy taking pictures was nice, after that the employees seemed to have no interest in talking with us. The aquarium had decent displays. We enjoyed looking at the sharks. The...More

Thank Sharon M
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello! Thank you for taking time to reach out about your recent visit to the aquarium. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the beautiful exhibits; with sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish, sting rays, seahorses and more, it's hard not to be in awe at the amazing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This aquarium was a pleasant surprise. We did not expect to see so many sharks and sea life in a mall!More

Thank Dan Y
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

You hooked me with your AWESOME header! While we wouldn't want you to think we were fishing for compliments or angling for praise . . . that can come off a bit hoki, ya know . . . we were perched on the edge of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I️ used to work here through high school as an Aqua Guide. From walkthrough and moving walkway underwater tunnels, to fantastic marine tank exhibits, and friendly, knowledgeable staff, to birthday parties, overnight learning experiences, behind the scenes tours, a huge play area, and petting animals...More

Thank Giexplr
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

"Aqua Guide"!!! What a lovely blast from the past! As a former Aqua Guide myself . . . let me say thank you so much for re-visiting us and for taking the time to share about your most recent SEA LIFE experience! :) I love...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium on a Saturday. The crowds were not a problem. Never felt rushed going through the exhibits. The rock pool was a great way to start the tour. We also purchased the behind the scenes tour and that was well worth it....More

Thank hammon44
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Fantastic! Sounds like you're Saturday at SEA LIFE was a success! There's nothing quite like starting out a visit by reaching in to a Rockpool to touch anemones, sea stars and more! And of course, our behind the scenes tour is a fun way to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sea Life Minnesota at Mall of America is fabulous! My husband and I visited the Aquarium last week and enjoyed it very much. You will be surprised at all the vivid colors. The sharks are spectacular! There are so many kinds of fish. The jelly...More

2  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

"Spectacular sharks, amazing jellyfish, vivid colors, beautiful creatures, heavenly" . . . you've described exactly what I think each time I walk through SEA LIFE myself! I'm so happy to hear that you and your husband thoroughly enjoyed your visit! I'm also happy to hear...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time! Nice to see all sea life had a very clean home.....spotless actually. Info was easy to understand and informative. Would recommend to everyone!More

Thank Joyce P
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awesome! I will pass on your compliments to our animal care and facilities teams! They work tirelessly to keep our sea creatures happy and healthy, and very much appreciate when we receive feedback from our guests! Thank you for recommending SEA LIFE to future visitors!...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Educational and fun to observe aquatic life (fish and sharks, etc.) swim over your head as you walk in a glass tube (filled with air, separated from the watery environment for the fish). There are exhibits about sea horses, and a hands-on play area where...More

Thank Alice C
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such an awesome review! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your SEA LIFE adventure! We agree that our hands-in Rockpool is a fun experience, our underwater Tunnel is educational and exciting, and our Seahorse exhibits...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

we had a great, there is so much to see! we walked through 3 times to make sure we actually saw everything. i have a crazy 3 year old and it was the perfect environment to just let her run and explore. i personally loved...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous review, thank you so much! I love that you all made it a three-peat! :) At SEA LIFE, we often consider ourselves crazy fish people, so it's awesome to hear that we created a great experience for your "crazy" 3-year old and...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Super nice Aquarium. Cute areas for the younger kids with additional areas for every age. The shark area is really amazing. Also the jelly fish room in itself is truly mesmerizing.More

Thank DogFoster
Trisha R, General Manager at SEA LIFE Minnesota, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the super nice review! :) Glad to hear that you had such a great visit to SEA LIFE . . . we love hearing that our guests, both the young and the young-at-heart, had a fabulous time with us! Our Shark Cove...More

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Nadine W
24 June 2017|
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Response from readermom42 | Reviewed this property |
We watched the sharks being fed and spent some time with the manta ray pool, watching them. It's not a huge place, but there is a lot to see. My kids are teens and we took our time so about an hour and a half. There aren't... More
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Amanda M
20 February 2017|
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Response from Kasevers17 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I believe it is. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and it was amazing to hear his experiences about the facility and animals. I am a wildlife major and truly felt as though even I learned quite a bit!
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Amanda M
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Response from Brian L | Reviewed this property |
I know that Nickelodeon Universe does discounted tickets after 4 p.m., however I haven't heard of SeaLife MN doing the same thing. There are always coupons available in the mall for a few dollars off the admission price... More
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