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National Aquarium

#4 of 234 things to do in Baltimore Features Animals
501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410-576-3800
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Great place for kids and adults

My wife and I took our nephew to the aquarium for his birthday gift. He enjoyed the hands on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jeffwU2958ED
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YORK, United States
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It's okay experience

We went on a Monday morning, surprisingly it was not crowed at all. The tickets were 39.95 for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sjersey35
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New Jersey
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Considered one of the world's best aquariums, the National Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world's natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collection of more than 17,000 animals from more than 750 species of fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, marine mammals and sharks, as well as through exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences like sleepovers and tours, science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (996 reviews)
“sea life” (147 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
Inner Harbor
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I took our nephew to the aquarium for his birthday gift. He enjoyed the hands on activity in the children's touch and feel area. The Australian exhibit was awesome as that is a great exhibit watching and learning about all the different...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a Monday morning, surprisingly it was not crowed at all. The tickets were 39.95 for adults and 24.95 for children. The highlight was seeing the sharks. It was very warm inside and dark everywhere you walked (I could barely see the person...More

Thank sjersey35
Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing experience, very educational and fun. Hands on activities and extremely helpful people set it apart from most aquariums. Multiple levels of beautiful sea creatures and birds. A neat rain forest, too. Highly recommend!

Thank Cubfans
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a nice visit to the aquarium. We had a 9am entrance but ran late and entered around 10am. It was crowded but the groups of people moved quickly enough for us to see almost everything! Staff was friendly and helpful. Stroller check was...More

Thank andersbeme
Reviewed yesterday

Aquarium has things to offer to every age and group. It's little compact and in peak hours can get very tight, but overall nicely managed. Restrooms are there at every floor. Courteous staff and enough signs/directions to be not lost. Good cafeteria with plenty of...More

Thank 2amitprakash
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the aquarium a lot. The only bad things were that it was hot, people wouldn't move out of the way, and as soon as I entered the rainforest I got bug bites all over my legs!

Thank Gabriella D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This review is strictly for the Aquarium Overnight Adventure - not admission to the aquarium. I took my Girl Scout troop here for the Aquarium Overnight Adventure. On this tour (5:45PM - 9:00 AM) you get to see a dolphin show, have dinner, see a...More

Thank Kbast
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very good aquarium, but honestly it could be better. The on-line instructions for buying tickets and what time the place closes is confusing. For example, on a Friday night you can buy tickets up until 8 pm--the website says the place closes...More

Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visiting Baltimore's Inner Harbor area for the day, toured the USS Constellation in the morning. Only allowing the afternoon for the Aquarium. Had to pick narrow our choices and skip some of the galleries. Highlights were the jellyfish and the Puffin areas, massive shark and...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been to many aquariums, and were very excited for this one as it is billed as the National aquarium. It honestly was a huge let down especially for the cost. $130 for myself and my three children to go. We had to wait...More

Thank Tndad
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billbarbara
24 July 2017|
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Response from keekzilla | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. I would also keep an eye out for coupons on Groupon.
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billbarbara
23 July 2017|
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Response from darkfalcon500 | Reviewed this property |
Yes $75 individual, $145 dual (2 people), and $195 for family
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Response from WaterBuffalo2 | Reviewed this property |
My experience is to plan on at least 3 hours. There is always a lot to see.
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