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New York Aquarium

#50 of 226 things to do in Brooklyn Features Animals
602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Small aquarium

NY Aquarium is small compared to others I have been to, but if you are in the area, stop on by... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Puerto Rico
Not good now

It is not open fully open yet. Once it opens this place will be amazing, right now very small and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Carey J
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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.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average31%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“nice aquarium” (10 reviews)
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602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

NY Aquarium is small compared to others I have been to, but if you are in the area, stop on by. They are currently remodeling to add new attractions, so that's a plus. Lots of school kids from field trips so it may be better...More

Thank AFVPr
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

It is not open fully open yet. Once it opens this place will be amazing, right now very small and not much to see. I can't wait till next year to go back and see when it is fully operational.

Thank Carey J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a good place to visit during the day, but I wouldn't stay longer than 1-2 hr ( especially not past sundown). The area around is rather iffy for safety,

Thank kirlak
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Not many sea lions and the show doesn't last too long, it's quite expensive I would say as you don't get too much for your money.

Thank YBC1268
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I just purchased 3 tickets, was advised that some stuff was closed, but EVERYTHING outside is closed, even the restaurant, with the exception of some fish tanks inside NOT larger enough to even hold the fish they contain. How can YOU people have the audacity...More

4  Thank Theresadavidjohn
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I wish that I could rate the aquarium higher. We love to visit zoos and aquariums when we travel so we thought we'd visit the New York Aquarium when we went to Coney Island. Unfortunately, they are still rebuilding since Hurricane Sandy hit and there's...More

2  Thank blessedinlife
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a nice day at the aquarium in March, we liked the sea lion show especially. At the end we went to see the 4D film. Afterwards we wanted to go back again (we asked before if this is possible and the staff agreed)....More

3  Thank nielsbb
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very bad Very small And expensive for no reason With the same money in florida you see big park Even the show they canseled it because was rain 10 dollar to go in And 15 dollar for parking

2  Thank Κυριακος Μ
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Cool spot to come w the kids! Not as extensive as it once was but still interesting. Love the sealion show every time!

1  Thank L_Z1987
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This was a nice aquarium, just very small. This is, likely, a better aquarium that is experiencing some set backs due to the recent storms in the east coast. At the time of our visit the attractions that were open were cool there just weren't...More

Thank Rehsinup19
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Always best to go to the website to see if there have been any changes to the pricing. But also remember the parking fee.