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Aquarium of Niagara

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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.
701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a great find. It’s a short walk along the rim from the falls. $14 entrance fee. Several exhibits, including penguins, sea lions and seals. Plenty of events for guests to see; we watched the penguin feeding and sea lion show. The staff were...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

great place for families, no or little wait time like the rest of the niagara experiences. Very family friendly and easy place for a more relaxed atmosphere. Show with the sea lions was really cute.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with kids aged 8 and 10 so it cost almost $56 and we literally finished the walking in 40 minutes reading much of the displays. Did not get to stay for any shows, but the sea lions and penguins looked well cared for...More

Thank nicole13636
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great experience i loved the all the animals especially the penguins. there is alot of rescue seals And they are so smart ...i loved there shows ... so ppl keep visiting, by doing so ur money goes to the animals there...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed the Aquarium. There not a sea World. It is more with conservation efforts of the animals the entry fees for the aquarium provide a fair amount to their working budget so it's important to support places like this. We...More

Thank cobra6860
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the aquarium and was surprised that the exhibits were not kept up well and some were empty. Not worth the time or money to attend from our perspective.

Thank ubgrad68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here amongst the many other things to do in the Niagara Falls area. This is a smaller, regional aquarium that does not have all the bells and whistles associated with a Sea World or something similar. They are associated with conservation efforts both...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A small aquarium in comparison to others we have visited. The admission was covered under the tour package we purchased so we stopped in. This isn’t an aquarium you will spend more than a couple of hours but the sea lion show was well worth...More

Thank Aric A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to buffalo to visit family for the weekend and were very excited to bring our 16 month old to the aquarium. The sea lions and seals were awesome! There are several other very small exhibits, and it’s 2 floors. I was very surprised...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Aquarium from the Niagara State Park was quite a journey even taking the trolley. After the trolley let's you off, the walk is a bit much for elderly or limited mobility people. The day we were there, the penguin exhibit was closed for maintenance which...More

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26 June 2018|
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Response from Chandrasekaran N | Reviewed this property |
I have not experienced this show. So not able to answer
22 June 2018|
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Response from Jay B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that'd be an option at that location
1 June 2018|
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Response from Travis M | Reviewed this property |
sorry my mistake there is no fee there is free parking at the aquarium