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Downtown Aquarium

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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Underwater adventure - Nice Aquarium

Nicely put together aquarium with gorgeous fish, interesting write-ups, and some unexpected animals... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Buddhika S
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Sri Lanka
Awesome!

Very impressive for anyone at any age. Not a cheap date, but what a great place to go! The gift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike W
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“flash flood” (78 reviews)
“shark tank” (61 reviews)
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nicely put together aquarium with gorgeous fish, interesting write-ups, and some unexpected animals as well,specially tigers and birds. watching 4D movie is wast of time & money. At most would take 1-2 hours to see it all, so it is quite expensive.

Thank Buddhika S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive for anyone at any age. Not a cheap date, but what a great place to go! The gift shop is a dangerous place with all the cool souvenirs. Quite a smooth operation. 45 min wait to get into the restaurant, so plan ahead.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My two kids (ages 3 and 6) enjoyed themselves immensely here but I am not sure it was worth the money we spent given we only spent about an hour here (and went through twice). In addition to a high admission ticket, there are multiple...More

Thank agmiller2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium was quite fun and not as expensive as I was anticipating. Lots of fish and very informative. There was a fun sting ray exhibit at the end. Cool place!

Thank PumpkinSeed464
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wine fest at the Aquarium is the best! They don't oversell tickets so you never have to wait in line for the fantastic food and wine. Great selection and have been to it twice. Will definitely go again!

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquarium was really interesting and beautiful. Lots of amazing information and the fish are beautiful. I love the rays and they had so many of them. Just gorgeous. Plus the pool to pet was great.

Thank Amylis52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starts with inland/fresh water fish which were very interesting (but not colorful). Desert flash flood exhibit fun. Salt water exhibits are very good but typical of any aquarium. This is not at the lever of the Monteray Aquarium but great for one in an inland...More

Thank sheldon m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a rather small aquarium but they do have otters, which I appreciate. Also some really lovely rainbow fish.

Thank DenaNechama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Denver Aquarium is not a bad aquarium for an aquarium not next to the ocean. There was plenty to look at, the starfish being my favorite! It was clean and provided you with a nice informational experience. It isn't quite as spectacular as the...More

Thank Tamara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took on the adventure to check out the downtown aquarium during Labor Day and the overall experience was amazing. As we part take in the exhibits only and we were amazed to see what was displayed and even saw a show...More

Thank Mark H
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Go to the children's museum or the zoo or the museum of nature and science or anyplace but here, takes 20 min to walk through, everything is overpriced, the movie we we t to wasn't even 15 min....much better things to do in... More
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