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Texas State Aquarium

#4 of 87 things to do in Corpus Christi Features Animals
2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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“dolphin show” (469 reviews)
“splash park” (92 reviews)
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice way to spend an afternoon. I thought the price of $35/person was a bit high for being able to see everything in about 2 hours. Regardless, it's a very well maintained aquarium, great diversity, and I enjoyed being able to touch sharks, stingrays, sea...More

Thank Carlie P
Reviewed yesterday

The new exhibit of the Texas State Aquarium is amazing. From the top floor to the next it is a well planned, very entertaining and educational journey. Don't miss the chance to visit this new addition to the aquarium no matter what age. The star...More

Thank eshipp3
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited TSA on Tuesday. I renewed my membership and visited the new Caribbean section. It is beautiful. i especially enjoyed watching the divers clean the tank. The water park is open and parents were playing with their children. I stopped to enjoy the bird...More

Thank Jimmie H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an amazing time . Lots of fun and very informative. WE spent 4 hours going through it twice . The price was 35.00 for each adult but it was worth it. I know it costs a lot to keep things running and to...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether you are visiting the area with friends and family or enjoying a day excursion,this is the place to be. With newly upgraded facilities, the Texas State Aquarium is a fun filled, dynamic, facility of exploration and learning. I have lived in this area for...More

Thank TRAVELBUGmomma46
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very happy you enjoyed the visit and got to see our new Caribbean Journey expansion. We have always strived to be a place of learning and discover where families can come to bond together, so we're glad that's the experience you receive during your...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made the trip down to the aquarium on a Friday afternoon, thinking we would beat most of the crowd before all the kids get out of school in the next few weeks. We started with the dolphin show which was a big crowd pleaser,...More

Thank Angelica F
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very happy to see you had a great time here and enjoyed the Dolphins presentation and the H-E-B Splash Park. Our newest addition, Caribbean Journey, is now open to the public, although you may have noticed we are putting some finishing touches on the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Was in Corpus and I like aquariums so chose to go here on my free afternoon. It was a nice facility and they did have some variety but I was shocked that it was $34.95 to get in. I have been to other better aquariums...More

Thank Barbara B
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're happy you enjoyed the Aquarium and had some great interactions with our staff. Regarding our pricing, the Texas State Aquarium is a private not-for-profit institution and receives no operating support from city, state or federal sources outside of specific grant projects. A portion of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For a small aquarium the presentation is off the scale! I have visited Corpus Christi off and on for awhile. I remember when they first began building this aquarium. The work has paid off! And the overall message to the younger generations was well received....More

Thank Michael H
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your kind review! We're so glad you had the opportunity to see our newly-opened Caribbean Journey expansion and enjoyed its incredible sights and sounds. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our extended family visited the aquarium 5 times in one week. We were inspired, encouraged and enlightened about the Gulf of Mexico and its beauty. Delightful and gracious guest services and the aquaria staff were eager to engage us In every exhibit. The new Caribbean...More

Thank AvajeanBean
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very happy you and your family got so much enjoyment out of the Aquarium over the week. Inspiring, educating, and enlightening our guests about the incredible wildlife and habitats of the Gulf of Mexico and now, the Caribbean, is definitely our goal. Our mission,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day at the aquarium. We went the first Thursday of May, which was excellent due to the decreased amount of people there. It was a great place for our 2.5 year old. I don't know how exciting it would be for children...More

Thank vvkay
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very glad you and your family enjoyed your time here. We've always strived to provide guests of all ages with a day full of engaging and interactive experiences, and we often hear how much fun it can be for the whole family. Our H-E-B...More

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Are there any military discounts for the week of Memorial Day?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Isabel S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and our aquarium was just renovated.
Stephen D
Any word on how much ticket prices will increase after the expansion? Thanks.
3 April 2017|
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Response from TXStateAquarium | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, We are still determining our future ticket prices for the Aquarium including Caribbean Journey. Our current prices can be found by visiting our website and clicking the top tab entitled "Visitor Info & Tickets."
Mary Ann Cortin... B
Any special pricing to get in for Martin Luther King day?
16 January 2017|
Response from TXStateAquarium | Property representative |
Yes, today, Martin Luther King Day, January 16, is Dollar Day! Admission is only $1, and includes parking. We hope to see you here.