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ABQ BioPark Aquarium

#25 of 222 things to do in Albuquerque Features Animals
2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
+1 505-764-6200
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Good for kids!

Always a good experience, adults and kids alike can't help, but enjoy themselves at the aquarium... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Bill T
San Angelo, Texas
Surprise in the high desert

Remarkably good little aquarium in the desert. Huge main tank of sharks, Rays,turtles miscellaneous... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
West Old Town
+1 505-764-6200
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Always a good experience, adults and kids alike can't help, but enjoy themselves at the aquarium. The fish were so fun to watch.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Remarkably good little aquarium in the desert. Huge main tank of sharks, Rays,turtles miscellaneous fish. This can also be viewed from inside the adjacent cafe. Also exhibits of jellyfish and other critters. The size and amounts of exhibits seems about similar to the scrips aquarium...More

Thank Doctor511
Reviewed 21 March 2016

If this is the only aquarium you have access to, it is okay. Young children will enjoy it, but anyone expecting a large aquarium with a lot of diverse sea life, you will probably be disappointed. It needs to be updated and the displays are...More

Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The aquarium is located within the Albuquerque Botanical Gardens. Although small, it contains a good variety of sea creatures. The shark tank is probably the most popular and is the last exhibit prior to exiting. There are other types of large fish as well as...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Fun day for the kids. Took them after breakfast. I suggest parking at the aquarium, riding the train to the zoo, checking out the zoo, and returning to check out the aquarium at the end. Allow at least 2 hrs for the zoo, and 1...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Wish it was a little bigger, but over all it was a great experience. Loved that there were some things to touch!

Thank 784kth
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We loved this aquarium! It was very nice. Much better than I expected. Beautiful. I hope to return with my children soon.

Thank belindadominguez
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We visited the bio park aquarium to entertain the kiddo and pass some time sight seeing on our last visit to Albuquerque and were pleasantly surprised! Great exhibits and lots to keep our kiddo entertained. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Nicholina W
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Love visiting here. Great exhibits. Also great for all ages. Love the new Bug Exhibit. Can not wait to see what else they will have in the future.

Thank stefanie_david
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I love aquariums and while this wasn't large by any means they had a really good selection of marine animals in very nice displays. The complex also included several garden areas, a bug museum and more. Well worth the price wasn't very expensive to begin...More

Thank Tracey C
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Kim B
17 July 2015|
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Response from kimm530 | Reviewed this property |
There are several parks included at the Biopark. Aquarium, zoo and a botanical garden. You can pick any one, or buy a combo ticket and see them all in a day. Prices range from $20 for adults to $6 for children, this is for... More