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Tennessee Aquarium

#1 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh water” (559 reviews)
“ocean journey” (195 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved, and I mean loved, this aquarium…one of the top ten aquariums in the country! It took us 6+ hours to meander through both the river and the ocean buildings, which was much longer than we usually spend in aquariums. The river building was...More

Thank LMHNewJersey
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best aquariums we have been too, my kids loved the lemurs! Don't always see them in an aquarium. Very easy to navigate, don't forget that there are 2 buildings. And being able to leave for lunch and come back later in the...More

Thank damnorcross
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been visiting the aquarium with various friends over the last year. It is wonderful and I see new things every time. A couple of weeks ago I took my 26 year old son. He reluctantly humored me and went. Once inside, he was...More

Thank Debbi A
Reviewed yesterday

A great place to take your kids on a rainy day. The stingray and butterfly rooms are awesome. Teh surrounding area has plenty to do too.

Thank ERIC R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The aquarium has something for everyone. I had toddlers and teenagers and we all enjoyed this trip. There are local and exotic fish and crustaceans.

Thank scgapeach
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here on a recent road trip and it has greatly changed since I was a kid. Loved the Oceans exhibits. The butterfly garden was incredible. We loved every minute!

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a two building aquarium. The tanks are on the outside edge of the building and you walk down ramps inside surrounded by the tanks. On the lower floor they had sea horses and jelly fish. You go all the way to the top...More

Thank sochatai
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have 2 buildings one with fresh water fish, butterflies, exotic animals, alligators, birds, and some fish you can touch. The other building has salt water fish sharks, sting rays, and lots of other kinds of fishes. The fish tanks are enormous, going 4 floors....More

Thank Lodi48
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great layout and very family friendly aquarium. the exhibits are well displayed and allow for good viewing even when the aquarium is busy.

Thank Travis M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Top notch attraction. We got through both buildings pretty quickly (2 hours) as we stopped here on a FL bound road trip with 2 young kids. The ability to pet the stingrays in the Ocean Journey and the cat fish in the River Journey were...More

Thank Joe L
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Joshnbrandy W
What's the price range for 2 adults, 2 above 5yrs children and 1 infant?
12 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
Admission prices for adults and children under 6
25 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
Visit butterfly gardens
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.