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Tennessee Aquarium

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Address: 1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
Phone Number: +1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated...

More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.

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something fishy going on!!!

very nicely done. large aquarium and very well stocked. good freindly people in chattanooga & the staff is top notch too. if you come to town its a must see!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Austell
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

very nicely done. large aquarium and very well stocked. good freindly people in chattanooga & the staff is top notch too. if you come to town its a must see!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Low impact walking. Places to sit and watch the fish and relax. Take your time enjoying the aquarium. During high visitation times it can get a little noisy but still relaxing atmosphere. Great thing to do alone or with family!

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Dallas, Texas
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When the family including our nephew and his troupe wanted to go to this aquarium, I will be honest, it did not excite me at all. Yet 2.5 hours later when we exited I will say - it was a wonderful experience. Whether the butterfly area, the exhibits on local freshwater aquatic life, or the more traditional exhibits - this... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in Chattanooga for a course and I had a free day to visit the city. It was raining so I decided to visit the Aquarium. The aquarium is beautiful and very well organized. An escalator take you at the top floor where the visit start. During the visit you follow a very well organized pathway that allow a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The only disparaging thing I could say is we did not give ourselves enough time for this adventure. Traveled from FL, seen a lot of underwater attractions, this one is unique. Visited while National Geographic's "Monster Fish " exhibit was there, spent an hour and a half there. No budget for the IMAX film, but on our to do list... More 

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Abbeville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Tennessee Aquarium is constantly changing. It has grown significantly over the last 20 years. The animals are all healthy, happy, enriched, and well taken care of. This is a must do attraction - highly recommended. It is located in beautiful downtown Chattanooga where many fun and other engaging attractions are located. There are also several unique and fun stores... More 

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Cedar Bluff, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Tennessee Aquarium Saturday December 3, 2016. Took the family and our 2-year-old granddaughter to the Tennessee Aquarium. Whether you are staying in Chattanooga or visiting for the day the Aquarium is very easy to find. If using GPS like we did, we got there very quickly on a very traffic - friendly Saturday morning. This Aquarium is first class... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to many aquariums. I go to them best I love them. This my far is the best one I have been to, to date. Not becasue the others are lacking, but because this one stepped up the game . The design & the exhibsits are a MUST SEE!

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Spring City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquarium is very well thought out design. An esculator takes you to the top (4th Floor) and the rest is a easy slope down hill through the aquarium. My father could walk it and there are plenty of places to sit all throughout the aquarium. Many of the seats are right in front of the fish on display, so... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love visiting this Aquarium. It features a large fresh water section, in addition to the Ocean oriented exhibits. A great experience for those of all ages.

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