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New York Aquarium

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602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Some exhibitions are at the moment closed due to the last storm, but you pay only half price. So... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grigeli
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Rafz, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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Excellent aquarium.

The aquarium is the home for a lot of species of aquatic animals, you get to be entertained and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandanezwe
,
Durban, South Africa
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average30%
  • Poor15%
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Situated on 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island, the Aquarium is home to over 8,000 animals. The Aquarium provides an enjoyable experience for the whole family. See friendly walruses, amazing sharks, playful sea otters and so much more.
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602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
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"sea otters"
in 15 reviews
"nice aquarium"
in 10 reviews
"outdoor exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"tropical fish"
in 8 reviews
"sealion show"
in 8 reviews
"marine life"
in 7 reviews
"feeding times"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"hot dogs"
in 5 reviews
"trainers"
in 13 reviews
"boardwalk"
in 47 reviews
"coral"
in 12 reviews
"conservation"
in 7 reviews
"species"
in 8 reviews
"subway"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some exhibitions are at the moment closed due to the last storm, but you pay only half price. So that seems to be accommodating. We attended a show with sea lions (1 p.m. on Sunday) what was amazing. I would come again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The aquarium is the home for a lot of species of aquatic animals, you get to be entertained and educated about the ocean and its inhabitats. I particularly enjoyed the Conservation Hall where was a coral reef inhabited with bright colored tropical fish.

Thank Sandanezwe
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This aquarium was much better years ago. It is smaller than ever with very little to see. The dolphin show is the best part. If you want to go to a better aquarium take a trip to Mystic, CT (2.5 hours away).

3  Thank sushiguy79
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Took my kids almost every weekend when we lived in queens so much fun all day experience so much to do Aquarium great food coney Island Boardwalk and astro land <3

1  Thank maryellenwasik5
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We went to the aquarium and had tickets purchased ahead of time but still have to wait at the entrance as there was only one window open & staff to sell tickets and let people had purchased tickets in advance to enter the facility. There...More

5  Thank happy460
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

It's a small aquarium with very limited variety of species. They do have few shows running daily. They need to expand it. New York City deserves much bigger aquarium than this.

3  Thank Ravindra V
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The New York Aquarium is nice but it is still under construction so not everything is open. While we had a wonderful visit it wasn’t spectacular as the main building is still closed due to the devastation of Sandy! Once everything is open I think...More

Thank wdziurzynski
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The NY Aquarium is currently being done over bc of Hurricane Sandy. It should be completed in the Summer of 2018. They have an amazing Sea Lion show and feedings through lout the day. It's open all year around, but let's be real, the Summer...More

2  Thank Diana F
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We decided to go because we wanted something to do incase the weather was bad. We really went to walk the boardwalk and go to Brighton Beach. Our frustration was with the parking. When we purchased the tickets online, it says "instant park access" which...More

1  Thank Scubachick59
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Came here because it was so cold out thinking it would be indoors. Some of the aquariums are inside. Some are outside and most are closed when it is really cold out. We were in and out of the aquarium in 45 minutes. The fish...More

Thank Russell3939
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I paid $24 for two adults, but in all honesty if its still under renovation its not worth going.
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