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Texas State Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Neat place, insanely expensive

Neat animals, dolphin show was everyone’s favorite but I don’t know that it was worth the $160 we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Babiesb
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Corpus Christi, Texas
via mobile
Decent aquarium

The aquarium has a good range of animals and fish. The dolphin show was fun. Went thru a couple... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
Wisc99
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Pewaukee, WI
via mobile
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Discover the amazing underwater world of the Texas State Aquarium! Thousands of animals representing over 460 different species are ready to enchant, entertain, and inspire you. Corpus Christi's most popular cultural attraction has welcomed over 12...more
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dolphin show—great! Sea life—great! Cleanliness—great!! Lovely aquarium. Some of the sea life were not labeled and the labels could have had more information about the sea life but other than that this is a really neat place!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lizomaha
Reviewed 4 days ago

What used to be an OK aquarium is now excellent, with the addition of the Caribbean. You can see reef ecosystems from the top and from underwater making for a really educational and fun experience. Topside there are birds, frogs, and even a sloth. Food...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank quinnmccolly
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you were able to take in our newer Caribbean Journey exhibits and that you loved your overall experience. We hope to welcome you back soon for more adventures!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent 5 hours here and really enjoyed it. It’s really big. Wonderful live shows. The dolphin show and flight show were really good. The 4D movie is fun for kids and basically a cartoon Good time to rest from walking. Don’t miss the 2nd...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so happy that you loved your visit! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for interaction and knowledge about sea life! I would recommend it to anyone who has children that love animals.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank watsonwood
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you loved your visit and the interactive opportunities with our amazing sea life! We hope we can welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice aquarium with lots to do. Kids had fun watching dolphin show , playing in splash area, and in the 4 d theater. Weather was also very nice which is a plus because about half of aquarium is outdoors.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Travel4fun29
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you and your family had a wonderful visit! We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neat animals, dolphin show was everyone’s favorite but I don’t know that it was worth the $160 we paid to get in for 3hrs.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Babiesb
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad to see you enjoyed taking in our wildlife exhibits and presentations, including our popular DOLPHINS! presentation. We're sorry to see you were somewhat disappointed in the admission price. We strive to give our guests a valuable experience that including parking, access to all...More

Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

We loved the Texas State Aquarium! It was a beautiful facility that even had an entertaining and educational dolphin show. We even got to see the sloths up close! Great family visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank erickaharris1222
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're so happy that you had a wonderful experience and were able to see dolphins, sloths, and our other fascinating animals. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

The aquarium has a good range of animals and fish. The dolphin show was fun. Went thru a couple sections twice to see it again.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Wisc99
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, and we're happy you enjoyed your visit. We hope we can welcome you back soon for an even better experience.

Reviewed 16 January 2019

This was our grandchildren's first trip to the Aquarium and it was awesome. Our granddaughter loved looking at the fish and the birds. The dolphins were playful and loved to swim by the windows. The highlight was the sea otters, she loved them. All in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BPH429
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

We're so glad you loved your experience here with your grandchildren! We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is one of the best aquariums I have visited, and there is a LOT to see! Our favorite attraction within the aquarium was - by far - the dolphin show. It starated raining shortly before the show, and we were told that the show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stacy R
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Thank you so much for your kind and detailed review. We're so glad you were able to take in an indoor DOLPHINS! presentation. Rain or shine, we strive to give our guests an up-close and engaging look at these fascinating marine mammals. While it's a...More

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Texas2Houston
13 June 2018|
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Response from Studio-Steve | Reviewed this property |
It is an open theater with coverage over the seats. If it’s hot, grab the seats at the top nearest the openings to the ocean. The get a cool breeze. I don’t recommend the show as it’s pretty sparse. You’re tune is better... More
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Response from alxvsqz | Reviewed this property |
$34.95, I think.
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Response from Mobile744600 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Hotel Deville and they offered discount tickets.
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