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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 1 week ago

This is a small aquarium that is part of the NY Niagara Pass. It was the "last" stop on the trolley tour. We walked across the road bridge. We loved the seals! We spent about an hour or so here and saw all the exhibits,...More

Thank M2He
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed see several of the shows and feeding times. We saw the penguins, sea lions. The handlers explained everything so well. Great set up!

Thank ChrisandCindy08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting. The sea lions were awesome. I could have watched them all day. There was a giant one in the outdoor Area who literally stood on his back flippers and walked the pool. So cute. Not a fan of “captive” wild animals...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

although my 2 year old daughter had a blast just running from one end of the place to the other, it was kind of boring. very small. the seal show was cool, but otherwise we were in and out in less than hour.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this aquarium is on the small side and it does not take a lot of time to go through it . but there seal show is one to see

Thank shalaevans16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small. Not horrible not great. Very small that's the best I can say about it. Will take you maybe 30-45 minutes at the most. I'm not a big negative review person but there's not much going on. I would say the people working are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as part of a pass that we bought. A very tiny aquarium. it was just ok. It was in the area so we went in, and if you like aquariums, it's nice. Everything in the gift shop is ridiculously priced

Thank ciera1love
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a huge lover of Penguins, I was looking forward to their new $3.5 million Penguin Exhibit. What a disappointment, it was boring and bland. The Penguins were molting, which is in no way the aquariums fault, but better signage would have helped explain that...More

Thank 774annc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go here it not worth the money there nothing to see there this is the worse part of my trip 14 dollar for nothing ot was sad

Thank womenofgod111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit while in Niagara Falls. It is small for an aquarium, yes, but it's bigger than some I've gone to in the past. The entire building is rounded, with a round pool at its heart, where there are seal...More

Thank Kristen C
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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