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Atlantic City Aquarium Historic Gardner's Basin

Features Animals
800 N New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
+1 609-348-2880
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See the fish

I went here as part of my trip to gardeners basin. I had a 1 dollar off from Atlantic City travel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane M
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Sea Turtle

Elevator was out so you have to walk up 3 floors to enjoy this aquarium. Beautiful grounds and by... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average31%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“touch tank” (20 reviews)
“sea life” (17 reviews)
“third floor” (29 reviews)
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800 N New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
+1 609-348-2880
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Ashlee C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expected alot more for it being close the ocean. Very small and needs updated badly. You had to take your kids in bathroom to wash hands every time because they did not have hand sanitizer sitting at stations where you were touching the water. Tank...More

Thank K s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited the aquarium while on vacation. The $10 price per person was not that bad to get in. We waited for about 10 minutes in a line that was going out the front door in order to pay to get in....More

Thank Alisyn H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We like to visit Gardner's Basin in AC to get away from the crowds and hustle of the boardwalk and casinos.. We usually take the jitney which is convenient and cheap; one ride cash pay is $2.25 per person or if you are staying for...More

Thank patnoelle
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were in Cape May and had a rainy Monday so we decided to take our girls to the aquarium. So glad we went early as everybody else had the same idea!! They have a nice display there and the girls liked the hands on...More

1  Thank Sharon H
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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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