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Aquarium of Niagara

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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.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good24%
  • Average38%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take discover niagra shuttles to it small few exhibits but up close for children it is a rescue aquarium many animals have been rehabilitated there allow 30 to 45 minutes friendly staff

Thank karendory1
Reviewed 6 days ago

A quick walk from the falls, if you have time, do squeeze it into your schedule, especially if you are traveling with children...Children will love the seal show, and feeding the seals. Do check the timings of the seal show and/or the feeding times. There...More

Thank adtcal
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made it just in time for the sea lion show. This is a very small aquarium and can be seen in about 30 minutes. Not worth it without the show.

Thank tjahelka
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are limited on time I would skip the Aquarium. It is run down and not much to see. It is part of the Discovery Pass if you purchase that and is one of the trolley stops.

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to see the seals and their keepers perform, but very small and overpriced for what it is, plus 5 dollars parking.

Thank trickiemint
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this aquarium ruined our afternoon. We paid $26 for two people to get in and proceeded to walk around incredibly cramped and unimpressive paths with painfully small, filthy enclosures. The the tanks housing various sea creatures barely had room to swim around and seemed...More

Thank ksmallwood3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is HORRIBLE. It is the size of my living room. There is no air. You can see more in the fish tank section of Walmart than you can here! 4 small tanks with little fish. Then 3 seals living in an incredibly small tank....More

Thank Shannon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I had paid for this separate and it wasn't part of the Niagara pass I'd have been pissed. It is very small, it is clean and did smell fine(heard it smelled like dead fish)but really I have seen much better. With the pass it...More

1  Thank phestah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only came here as it was included in our discovery pass. I wish we hadn't as it was upsetting. The seals had an enclosure that wasn't even the size of a regular swimming pool. They had one platform to sit on. Maybe this meets...More

1  Thank Teamporsereturns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was very little to see but what they had was nice. Construction was going on on the outside of the building but everything kind of had a little run down look to it. The sea lions and seals were fun.

Thank Cathy A
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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.