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ABQ BioPark Aquarium

Features Animals
2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
+1 505-764-6200
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Small aquarium

The aquarium has a large shark tank very similar to the Waikiki aquarium. In many ways I would have... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Terry E
Saskatoon, Canada
Smallest aquarium ever?

I can see why the price of admission is included with the botanical garden. We were in and out of... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
London, Canada
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
West Old Town
+1 505-764-6200
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

The aquarium has a large shark tank very similar to the Waikiki aquarium. In many ways I would have to believe it was designed by the same person who did the Waikiki one, even down to the jellyfish display. We went as part of the...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I can see why the price of admission is included with the botanical garden. We were in and out of this aquarium in about ten minutes! I was shocked we were at the exit so quickly. I always find aquariums to be calming, soothing environments...More

Thank trvlwrldgrl
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was my first trip to an aquarium but for me, this was a wonderful experience. Watching all the many kinds of fish in the aquarium is something I could have done for hours. It might not be a huge aquarium, but it was a...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 9 June 2016

For the money, it was a pretty small aquarium. We liked the manta rays swimming so close you could touch them, if it was allowed. The Jelly fish were beautiful but the other displays were reflecting in the tank. The huge tank was great to...More

Thank DPAW H
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Works well as a "fill in" activity when needed. Aquarium is rather generic, don't expect Monterey Bay's or Chicago's Shedd, but still an opportunity to see something different from the high desert.

Thank HappyBoy2019
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Had a really fun time celebrating my great grandson's 3rd birthday at the aquarium! The entire family enjoyed the experience very much.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 May 2016

this place was so interesting I learned a lot and saw so many beautiful fish my favorite? the jellyfish

Thank francinejleo@aol.com
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a well-designed facility with much to observe and learn. We especially enjoyed the aquariums, the butterfly room, and the beautiful landscaping throughout the BioPark. Very well laid out. We saw most of the attractions in the space of one afternoon,

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Right next door to the gardens and a tram ride from the zoo, this is the third leg of a 3 leg journey. We enjoy watching the sea life and touching the mantas. Kids love this place!

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We have visited many aquariums throughout the U.S. including some of the highest rated. My favorite so far has been the Atlanta Aquarium. The Albuquerque Aquarium is fairly small, with not many exhibits, but what makes it 4 stars is the quality of the exhibits....More

Thank pilotman06
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Mark M
30 September 2017|
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Response from NativeAngelena | Reviewed this property |
It's possible, but it depends on what kind of experience you want. You can just run through everything real quick if you want to rush. I like to take more time to see things. You'll probably miss the scheduled feedings of... More
Kim B
17 July 2015|
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Response from kimm530 | Reviewed this property |
There are several parks included at the Biopark. Aquarium, zoo and a botanical garden. You can pick any one, or buy a combo ticket and see them all in a day. Prices range from $20 for adults to $6 for children, this is for... More