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Kodiak Laboratory Aquarium & Touch Tank

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301 Research Ct, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-7400
+1 907-481-1711
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Very educational, free activity

If you are expecting a huge aquarium, this is not the place. It's decent size though and you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cdfrosty
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Embudo, New Mexico
via mobile
Interesting aquarium surrounded by close in hiking trails

The centerpiece is a cylindrical tank in a two story atrium full of lots of sea creatures, some... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Follync
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“local fish” (7 reviews)
“sea life” (14 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
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301 Research Ct, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-7400
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+1 907-481-1711
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"local fish"
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"sea life"
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"clams"
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"sea cucumbers"
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"small area"
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"research facility"
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"view of the water"
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"the local marine life"
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"all ages"
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"kids and adults"
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"rainy day"
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"anemones"
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"fun"
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"information"
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"alaska"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are expecting a huge aquarium, this is not the place. It's decent size though and you can see a representative sample of local sea life. The touch tank had lots of squishy things in it that kids were enjoying. The octopus was hiding...More

Thank cdfrosty
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The centerpiece is a cylindrical tank in a two story atrium full of lots of sea creatures, some quite large. With kids you could focus on the aquarium and touch tank but there are also some very interesting exhibits about changing conditions, sealife and fishing....More

Thank Follync
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

While out hiking, I came across this little aquarium. It was clean and informartive. It had huge creatures inside the take and a touch tank for a bonus.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Friendly well set out venue with easy view aquarium that is well stocked, plus a fascinating touch pool for the adventurous youngsters of all ages!

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A small yet well-done aquarium. It is very informative and enjoyable with interactive elements. We learned quite a bit about local sea life.

Thank PCfan
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a place that is very informative plus gives you a hands on experience of some of the sea life in the area. The professionals that man the aquarium are more than happy to point out some of the more interesting things in the...More

Thank M N
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a rainy Wednesday afternoon and spent about an hour looking around. My son loved seeing all the sea creatures up close and personal. Highly recommend! Was very quiet when we went... didn't see any staff which was fine cuz we were able...More

Thank Courtney H
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a free site that orients you to the local marine life in the area.. There is a lot of brochures and data about the fisheries in the Kodiak area

Thank Voyager555Austin_TX
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Want to know about the marine life in Alaska? This is the place to go. It's not a big museum just a small place downstairs but definitely worth the trip.

Thank Kim T
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I took my granddaughter to this small but educational aquarium. There is a small tank where you can touch and hold crabs and other things. One drawback for small children is that this is in an office building where conferences and other meetings take place...More

Thank WanderBob
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PharmDoc
21 May 2015|
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Response from wiserivermb2016 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk or take a cab, its not a long walk, over the bridge and follow the sign for AQUARIUM.
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