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New York Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Not great value for money

We visited the aquarium yesterday and were disappointed by how little there was to see. A lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
Not impressed

Went today with 4 others, spent a total of $130 on tickets alone and honestly, I don't think it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise B
Franklin Square, New York
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Situated on 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island, the Aquarium is home to over 8,000 animals. The Aquarium provides an enjoyable experience for the whole family. See friendly walruses, amazing sharks, playful sea otters and so much more.
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602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We (3 adults) enjoyed a fun few hours at the aquarium while at Coney Island. The shark tank is spectacular with lots to look at in every direction. In one of the tasks there were divers working on the rocks which was fun to watch....More

Thank Lbestwiles
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty cool aquarium, the shark one was mind blowing, the sea lion show was pretty fun too,is next to the coney island pier

Thank roberto n
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Aquarium is improved since Hurricane Sandy, but it is still pricy for the size of it ( plan for a 2-3 hour trip ). The new shark tank is great and a few things are in the works but over all it is small.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit to the New York Aquarium was very good. The shark exhibit, main hall, and sea lion feeding were the highlights and were excellent. The shark 4D movie was very good. Aquarium is small and needs expansion.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with two children, 8 and 17 years old. Everyone was happy. We really liked the show seals, as well as the aquarium with sharks. The rest of the pavilions were interesting and educational. I also highly recommend watching a 3D movie about...More

Thank Igor S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the aquarium yesterday and were disappointed by how little there was to see. A lot of the aquarium seems to be closed for renovation but this was not made clear at the entrance. A few of the tanks - the turtle enclosure in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went today with 4 others, spent a total of $130 on tickets alone and honestly, I don't think it's worth it. A lot of exhibits were closed, which I understand happens, but why don't they warn you before hand so you can make a choice...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Compliments to the team at this aquarium. First of all, every employee we came in contact with was pleasant and helpful. The shark exhibit was very well done and the personal narration and Q&A opportunity at Hudson Canyon excellent. It also was a pleasure seeing...More

Thank jcperrin14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After all the renovations that was done, was expecting something a little more. The shark exhibitnwas the best part of it but also not the greatest. Any indoor exhibit was hot and stuffy.

Thank Raffi N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NY Aquarium was a good experience. The shark show outside the aquarium was good in 4D. Then the aquarium itself has a lot of variety (from small to medium sized fishes like stingrays and a wide variety of sharks). There is also a sea lion...More

Thank kevindsouza1188
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6 August 2018|
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Response from tippykarp | Reviewed this property |
There are no free days in August. I believe that every day in both July and August are half price from the normal entrance fee.
Sergey K
2 August 2018|
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Response from lcmarcel | Reviewed this property |
I read on several nyc mom blogs that Friday after 3 is pay-what-you-can. I would call to verify