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Aquarium of Niagara

#15 of 64 things to do in Niagara Falls Features Animals
701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small aquarium with limited exhibits. There was a sea lion show that was decent, but even my 6 year old was bored with how little there was to see and do in here. No comparison to inner harbor or the philly/new jersey aquariums. 35 dollars...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a small aquarium and had construction going on but the exhibits were beautifully done took about an hour to go through

Thank Colleen L O
Reviewed 1 week ago

By aquarium standards, this one is small and does not have much in the way of species variety. The sea lion show was cute but it's hard to know they do not have a very nice habitat. While we were visiting, there was a lot...More

Thank NapoliZena
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was included in our discovery pass and was very disappointing. Its very small and the only show was the sea lions and we couldn't see it at all. There is just not a lot to see. There are adorable penguins but the young man...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the exhibits can be seen at other larger aquariums, would of like to seen more fish or aquatic creatures from the surrounding area instead of the normal salt water creatures. If the schedule show is cancelled for the day would of like to...More

Thank Kmarquette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The aquarium was nice, but it was small. It had lots of information about the creatures that were there.

Thank chantelle910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Niagra aquarium was very small, we expected MORE than just one floor of fish, but the seal show is cute. The kids were excited to get to hold a python (for $10), and it was nice to learn alot of the animals were rescued. Alot...More

Thank P. F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very, Very small place. Super Clean, Friendly Staff. Our favorite was the seal show, it was amazing. Great for people with children. My son loved it. We wished it was larger. The animal were well taken care of and it did not smell.

Thank annarB3084ZD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really small and doesn't really have much in it. We made it through the aquarium in about 5 minutes. We were going to stay to watch the Sea Lion show but as we were waiting, my friend looked behind me and saw...More

Thank amdudley4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Niagara Aquarium was one of the few things we were looking forward to seeing on our visit. Sadly, wew were gravely disappointed in the facility as it was under refurbishment, with much of the property closed or limited in scope. Despite this, we were...More

Thank Lester D
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21 August 2015|
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Response from Lives_for_Vacations | Reviewed this property |
You can go through in about 30 minutes. It will be longer if you stay for the show. This is a small aquarium. I think it is best suited for children.
Caleb S
11 March 2015|
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Response from eproper11 | Reviewed this property |
Tue Penguins are one of the first exhibits you see, they are to the right of the ticket counter. The Aquarium is home to African Penguins.