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Tennessee Aquarium

#1 of 149 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh water” (577 reviews)
“ocean journey” (200 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place was full of sea creatures that i had never seen before. There are lots of exhibits to see and it's a big place.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed all the exhibits. Very educational, clean and interesting. Well kept with great staff there to help.

Thank 247lillieh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family includes three kids (10, 7, 5) and we really enjoyed the aquarium. It includes two buildings (river and ocean). River is set up really wonderfully and includes animals and fish from each part of a freshwater system. The kids enjoyed the turtles, alligators...More

Thank lalalz
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Tennessee Aquarium has both salt water and fresh water aquariums. The butterfly collection is unsurpassed for beauty and excellence. See the otters slither and slide in and out of the water onto rocks. There is a stream outside for the children, and adults, to...More

Thank edgarlj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing day trip!! The aquarium was wonderful. There was so much to see and the kids loved it. It had two huge buildings worth of exhibits, and we also saw the IMAX 3D movie that was good as well. It was well...More

Thank Sumer H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a charter member of this Aquarium and am currently still a member of it. My favorite part is the newer aquarium with the Marine life and animals. I like the touch tank and the tropical look of it,but I feel they have a...More

1  Thank Rhonda P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They actually have two aquarium side-by-side. One is freshwater what and when is salt water. They have quite an array of fish and aquatic animals. Our group especially loved the butterflies the penguins and the otters. Worth the trip to go

Thank Stephenie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to numerous aquariums, from NJ to Cal to Ga. so this was certainly not our first visit to an aquarium. The Tennessee Aquarium is in 2 buildings. One building is the Ocean relm and the other is River relm. The ocean building...More

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Thank BYTOR84
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see if in Chattanooga! Definitely worth taking the time to walk through and view! Also a great setting next to the river!

Thank KRCody
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this place to visit. The aquarium is amazing. There are two buildings (one ticket) - one of the buildings is fresh water and the other is salt water. Lots of different kinds of fish, sharks, lemurs, otters, penguins, jelly fish and more. Our favorites...More

Thank retiredstayhomemom
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Joshnbrandy W
12 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
25 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.