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Downtown Aquarium

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410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
+1 866-418-3474
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Houston's Aquarium features sea life from around the world.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ferris wheel” (174 reviews)
“train ride” (198 reviews)
“shark tank” (91 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
Downtown
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+1 866-418-3474
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"ferris wheel"
in 174 reviews
"train ride"
in 198 reviews
"shark tank"
in 91 reviews
"day pass"
in 88 reviews
"nice aquarium"
in 41 reviews
"aquatic life"
in 32 reviews
"feed the stingrays"
in 32 reviews
"small amusement park"
in 24 reviews
"unlimited rides"
in 23 reviews
"carnival games"
in 20 reviews
"houston city pass"
in 30 reviews
"reef"
in 40 reviews
"fishes"
in 45 reviews
"petting"
in 50 reviews
"tunnel"
in 47 reviews
"grandkids"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The exhibits were small and there weren’t that many. A random white tiger at the end? And the gift shop prices were incredibly high. Shark exhibit was apparently extra. It’s an aquarium that should have been included. Stingrays were also extra. Definitely will never return...More

1  Thank Constance A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited with anticipation. I was quite disappointed with the number of exhibits. I expected more. What was there was good but the zoo had so much more. So in my opinion this was an anticlimax. The space per exhibit was quite small too. I wasn’t...More

Thank Mobsue
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family enjoyed the Downtown Aquarium because it had something to engage everyone, from the very young kids, to the teens, to the older adults. It is a family friendly facility that keeps everyone entertained and actively engaged for a good half day. From the...More

Thank Anne G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We frequent Landry’s businesses on the regular and Downtown Aquarium is my daughters favorite. We recently had a not so stellar visit. I filled out my Landry’s email review that they send after every visit when we remember to use our Landry’s card explaining the...More

Thank cstanush1
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We look forward to this and went with my entire family Young and old… We waited for many many minutes at least 15 minutes for someone to actually come to the window and let us pay to come in no one actually came so we...More

Thank Laura E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited other city aquariums. We felt this one a bit tired. The are some big tanks and a diversity of fish. You can get very close to the white tiger but he looked sad in his concrete enclosure. Wouldn’t recommend a visit just for...More

Thank Hesselson1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice place for fish lovers. For a change it also had a white tiger at the Maharajah temple. There is a section where in kids and visitors can touch and spend time with Sting rays at the Reef.

Thank Anand C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is primarily a restaurant with huge aquarium features inside, but it also has a small train outside that encircles the property. It was developed by the Landry's Seafood chain which has about 600 restaurants nationwide last time I heard. The seafood is...More

Thank crbtravels
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great aquarium small but organized city pass will get charged $6 per person for rides if you want to do them good for familys of all ages

Thank Soledad M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are 4 rides, 2 rides that drop you down 1 merry-go-round, 1 Ferris wheel and 1 train, 1 indoor mini aquarium/zoo. 1 wading pool with stingrays. There is also a restaurant.It is good just very small.

Thank Sazzy D
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jerzie27
1 August 2017|
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
You do not need a jacket. It is about 74 degrees inside
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gtaylor05
6 October 2016|
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Response from Dylan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but at least it is covered parking!
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27 July 2016|
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Response from HTownTraveler71 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing anything.
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