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Aquarium of Niagara

#15 of 64 things to do in Niagara Falls Features Animals
701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Reviewed yesterday

I bought the Discovery Pass which included the Aquarium. I had no idea the Aquarium was under construction & some of it was closed off so what we did get to see was limited. It was a small Aquarium (not sure of size when all...More

Thank beachhappy05
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A family bought the $45 ticket pack (not worth it) n was leaving n gave us the rest of the tickets, one was for the aquirium. The parking lot was empty yet still had to pay $5 to park in it. The sea lion show...More

Thank amanda h
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very small aquarium with one seal outdoor exhibit and an indoor location for trained sea lions.

Thank saturn977
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is really not much to see here.We watched the Feeding of the Penguin.Nothing amazes me to this place.It's $13 to enter.As you enter ,you can smell a funky smell.We went there because we have time left and it was included in our discovery pass...More

Thank bluecard21
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small aquarium with many great species of aquatic animals. The rescue cove or seals is free to experience and clean. Now with a seal pup. Room for a picnic or indoor tables. And its only a short walk from the Falls via a scenic paved...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I'd realized how tiny this aquarium was, I probably would not have trudged up over the pedestrian bridge to see it. It's cute and clean. Small kids will love it. And folks who have never seen a large aquarium. The outside seal exhibit was...More

Thank Rockynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It wasn't as big as i was expecting. There was a nice sea lion feeding show but it was in a small area, hard to see. Really wanted to see the penguins, but there display tank was so small you couldn't get near it, very...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium does not compare at all to the larger aquariums of Chicago, Myrtle Beach or Indianapolis so if that is what you are looking for, then skip this one. This is a small and cozy place with some interesting fish, a few rescued sea...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small aquarium with limited exhibits. There was a sea lion show that was decent, but even my 6 year old was bored with how little there was to see and do in here. No comparison to inner harbor or the philly/new jersey aquariums. 35 dollars...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a small aquarium and had construction going on but the exhibits were beautifully done took about an hour to go through

Thank Colleen L O
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21 August 2015|
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Response from Lives_for_Vacations | Reviewed this property |
You can go through in about 30 minutes. It will be longer if you stay for the show. This is a small aquarium. I think it is best suited for children.
Caleb S
11 March 2015|
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Response from eproper11 | Reviewed this property |
Tue Penguins are one of the first exhibits you see, they are to the right of the ticket counter. The Aquarium is home to African Penguins.