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Tennessee Aquarium

#1 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh water” (563 reviews)
“ocean journey” (196 reviews)
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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The aquarium is divided into two sections- River Journey and Ocean Journey. They are both going to explore. The downtown aquarium gives the perfect location to walk around to find somewhere to eat or shop.

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We bought season passes and went almost every weekend. My kids love to see all the different types of fish and get excited every time we go. Well worth paying for the season passes!!

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live in Atlanta, but I prefer the drive to Chattanooga for the Tennessee Aquarium. I like that it's split into two buildings. We went through the Ocean exhibits first, then went and had lunch, and finished up with the River exhibits. We had a...More

Thank CanesGrad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by the Tennessee Aquarium on our first day in Chattanooga. The price is reasonable at 29.99 for adults. Our son was free since he was under 3 years old. We live in Atlanta so we have access to a top notch aquarium. The...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the best aquarium i have ever been too. There are 2 buildings next to each other, an ocean side and a fresh water side. The jellyfish and octopus displays were amazing.

Thank colfal8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Tennessee Aquarium in April. We had a blast!! The aquarium was very educational. We also loved the sidewalk craft show that was there.

Thank Amyshawn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff is super nice very clean beautiful place to take your kids. We loved the butter fly exhibit and u can see the butterflies hatching out of the cocoons also liked watching the otters play and swim and the penguins are neat.

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Aquarium. We have been several times. There is two buildings to visit along with Imax movie if you choose to watch.

Thank ZinskiFam
Reviewed 4 days ago

TA has expanded to give a great understanding of not only fresh water wildlife but now has an excellent salt water aquarium. There is a very special butterfly roof top garden. The grandchildren especially enjoyed the penguins and otters. Try to time it for the...More

Thank 5sandyhook
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved, and I mean loved, this aquarium…one of the top ten aquariums in the country! It took us 6+ hours to meander through both the river and the ocean buildings, which was much longer than we usually spend in aquariums. The river building was...More

Thank LMHNewJersey
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Joshnbrandy W
What's the price range for 2 adults, 2 above 5yrs children and 1 infant?
11 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
Admission prices for adults and children under 6
24 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
Visit butterfly gardens
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.