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Atlantic City Aquarium Historic Gardner's Basin

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800 N New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
+1 609-348-2880
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A hiddden Gem that is a must See!

We visited the aquarium in October, after the tourist season. We loved it! The displays are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RUTH C
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LONDON
Great time feeding the stingrays!

This is a good family activity. Very cute. Had some nice displays. Great time feeding the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sheree K
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
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“touch tank” (20 reviews)
“sea life” (17 reviews)
“third floor” (30 reviews)
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800 N New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the aquarium in October, after the tourist season. We loved it! The displays are amazing and the staff most helpful. Especially loved the jelly fish and all the hands on displays. This is an incredible place - yes it is small, but they...More

Thank RUTH C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good family activity. Very cute. Had some nice displays. Great time feeding the stingrays! That was the best part!

1  Thank Sheree K
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Nice aquarium small but cozy. We enjoyed our visit lots of touch tanks to explore. Made you feel welcomed like you were visiting an old friend

Thank me1217
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This was a cute place. Was hard to get to and had to take a Jitney, and getting one back was really hard. Wish they would have advertised the feeding of the stingray was only during certain times. Good Groupon price

Thank lh0bs0n
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I went here as part of my trip to gardeners basin. I had a 1 dollar off from Atlantic City travel guide. It's really cheap it's 7 dollars and I went last week. I spent around 30 mins inside my husband stayed in the garden...More

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Elevator was out so you have to walk up 3 floors to enjoy this aquarium. Beautiful grounds and by the tour boats with shops and restaurants on the water. Great for kids. Nice place at night for adults by the water.

Thank Horseshoe999
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We decided to visit the aquarium and was not disappointed. Granted it was small, but the touch tanks were a nice addition, if you have kids it is a must see for them. We got to observe the feeding of the youth stingrays, you can...More

Thank MIKENGIN
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It's small with some decent displays. There are staff that provide educational session. There are 2 main levels with a 3rd observation area. The elevators were down when we went. 10 dollars is ok for the limited amount. Not in the same range as camden...More

Thank ewl88
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I can't believe people are bashing this place. It's $10, you can get it for $9 with their free website coupon. Animals need to eat, staff need to be paid, and tanks are expensive to run. Yes, it's small but it's a bargain price when...More

2  Thank Ashlee C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My husband and I decided to drive to Altantic City spefically to visit the Aquarium. All of the reviews I looked at said it was way better than expected for the price. We arrived and paid $10 for the two of us which was really...More

Thank lovelyautoshultz
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Jane M
12 April 2017|
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Response from rship1 | Reviewed this property |
##Going in a straight line. The Aquarium is a mile from the Boardwalk construction## Okie dokie. This area that I was referring to is now open. It's not yet all the way down yet. So. It's a mile from the Absecon... More
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