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New York Aquarium

#48 of 223 things to do in Brooklyn Features Animals
602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Fun Under the Sea! (and Near the Beach)

Though still recovering (as of February 2017) from Superstorm Sandy, the New York Aquarium... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia

We had a great time regardless of the remodeling and construction of new exhibit. The Sea lion show... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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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.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224-3452
+1 718-265-3474
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Though still recovering (as of February 2017) from Superstorm Sandy, the New York Aquarium unambiguously impresses. From the tropical fish of the Glover's Reef exhibit (greeting you right as you enter) to the delightful grace of the California Sea Otters, this is a wonderful place...More

Thank Mr_and_Mrs_Cuddles
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time regardless of the remodeling and construction of new exhibit. The Sea lion show was the highlight. Can't wait to see what's coming in the new construction,

Thank Travelsallaround69
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came into NYC for a visit and decided to check out the aquarium, took an hour to get to Coney Island only to find that there was only a small shark tank and 2 sea lions in the outside area and...More

Thank itzlasiwal G
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Hurricane Sandy devastated the aquarium and renovations and rebuilding are still in process. Currently there are only some tanks, penguins and sea lions to see. In the cooler weather, the walruses are sometimes "off exhibit". True, the admission price has been reduced to $11.95, and...More

Thank NYCBizTraveler24
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's always nice to visit the aquarium. Bring the whole family. Easy directions and parking available for a fee. Trains go there too.

Thank lorraine345
Reviewed 9 February 2017

On a hot day after walking the boarwdalka nd riding the historic rides it is great to be able to go inside to the air conditioned aquarium on the boardwalk. When i was there a few years ago they had Beluga whales and all sorts...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

They are renovating a new section and hopefully it will be world's apart from current "exhibits" but being that this is NY, IMO it should at least match up to the new aquarium in Toronto. That one is absolutely amazing and leaves you in awe....More

1  Thank Bao H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Located in Coney Island the NYC Aquarium is one of the best I have ever visited. Great displays and easy to navigate it is a wonderful place to take your family especially of you have young children. Great educational experience.

Thank Miusa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The aquarium use to be a great place to spend the day prior to being hit by hurricane Sandy. Since then it has reopened but only half the exhibits were open as of the summer of 2016. I would call first before going check to...More

Thank We-live-too--travel
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Loved watching all of the animals. Their habitats are well kept and the employees really knew their knowledge and loved sharing it. Loved the live sea lion show.

Thank Tara S
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when will the renovations be done?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Rafa_Cisneros | Reviewed this property |
By summer 2017
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How much does it cost for an adult and a child to go to your aquarium?
26 April 2016|
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Response from pandemonium93 | Reviewed this property |
Always best to go to the website to see if there have been any changes to the pricing. But also remember the parking fee.