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Downtown Aquarium

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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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3 Generation Trip on a cold day

While visiting the grandchildren in Denver - we all bundled up to spend the day at the Aquarium. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Noni53
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Georgetown, Texas
Granddaughter trip

I thought it was overpriced for what they had there...I would say we were out of there in under two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kbwhat
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“flash flood” (81 reviews)
“shark tank” (58 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While visiting the grandchildren in Denver - we all bundled up to spend the day at the Aquarium. We have been to many throughout this country and this a small one in comparison but still quite the adventure for the little ones. Luckily they don't...More

Thank Noni53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought it was overpriced for what they had there...I would say we were out of there in under two hours. There really isn’t that much to see...I was disappointed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice alternative for an indoor activity year round while in Denver. Wonderful fun for all ages. A family friendly activity that everyone can enjoy.

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t have kids. My husband and I went here. While visiting Denver. The tickets were a little over 20 each. There weren’t any coupons or discounts avail. This aquarium is average. There are a couple cool things that make it stand out, the flash...More

Thank Traveler201323
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for families with children. This is a "world class" attraction. It is by far the best major aquarium we have visited. Extraordinary presentation in very large salt-water tanks as well as smaller exhibits with specialized fish, sea nettles, sea horses etc. You...More

Thank Malin J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Aquarium which is open until 9pm in the city. The restaurant is absolutely beautiful and calm with underwater background sounds and the fish swimming by as you dine. Visiting from Florida, I was impressed with the variety of marine life displayed.

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While setting up plans for an end of year trip to Denver, CO from California.....I came across this restaurant. Seemed like a great place to unwind and get a bite to eat in downtown Denver. On a frigid evening me and the wife arrived to...More

Thank DOOSKATE1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best deal here is a year membership, especially if you like to sit in a particular room/area and watch the sharks cruise by. Very calming experience, even the thunderstorm room is fun. The restaurant is pricey as well, and I wasn't impressed with food...More

Thank goldmustang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very reasonable priced and fun place. The children really enjoyed it and they learned something from it. When we went it was relatively quiet so it was more enjoyable. They were memorized by the size of some of the fish, the sharks...More

Thank afootandahalf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Aquarium is one of the better aquariums in the country and currently ranks 23rd nationally. There are many large tanks with those that envelope you w fish swimming below and above you. There are different themes ie. rain forest, beach setting and integration w...More

Thank Jeff K
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LloydandCarol
10 January 2018|
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Response from GonnaCTheWorld | Reviewed this property |
There’s currently a groupon for the Aquarium
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susan k
18 December 2017|
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yes and yes
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Connie C
10 December 2017|
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Response from keitht663 | Reviewed this property |
Here is the pricing I just pulled off the website, We very much enjoyed the aquarium, it was well worth the $75 our family paid. Aquarium Exhibit Only Adults (12-64)$20.50Seniors (65+)$19.50Children (3-11)$14.50Children (2... More
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