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National Aquarium

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501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410-576-3800
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Must see...sea life exhibits

Can't ask for a better aquarium, the exhibits are very well done and very enjoyable to walk through... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Midland, Texas
The Best!

A friend of ours suggested we see the National Aquarium...I've been to a couple aquariums, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michele O
Irvine, California
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Considered one of the world's best aquariums, the National Aquarium's mission is to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures. It champions environmental initiatives by engaging with visitors, volunteers, education groups and schools to actively participate in the preservation of the world's natural resources and living systems. The National Aquarium delivers meaningful experiences through its living collection of more than 17,000 animals from more than 750 species of fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles, marine mammals and sharks, as well as through exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences like sleepovers and tours, science-based education programs and hands-on experiences in the field.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (1,016 reviews)
“rain forest” (216 reviews)
“jelly fish” (209 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202
Inner Harbor
+1 410-576-3800
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Reviewed yesterday

Can't ask for a better aquarium, the exhibits are very well done and very enjoyable to walk through and see all the different species of aquatic sea life. The different jellyfish exhibits are really neat. Great family outing.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A friend of ours suggested we see the National Aquarium...I've been to a couple aquariums, and honestly, the thought of going to another aquarium made my eyes roll to the back of my head! Well, I have to say, NOT this time! I really enjoyed...More

Thank Michele O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibits of ocean habitat! We went during the day in September. It got busy with school groups so go early if possible.

Thank Linda329Germantown
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If from Baltimore but hadn't been to the Aquarium in 15 years. I decided to go on a whim and couldn't believe how much fun I had now as a 28 year old just there by myself. The Blacktip Reef is a great way to...More

Thank Corey J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is so much to see at the Aquarium. There is also a cafeteria in it. So you can do two spots and then take a lunch break. Then finish after lunch. Strollers are not easy to use here.. but there are a lot of...More

1  Thank cherakeey
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I were traveling without the kids, and debated about spending the $40 each to get in, but decided to do it. It was so worth it! Not your typical acquarium. Lots of interaction with staff and volunteers, lots of hands on activities....More

Thank lilden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best aquarium: Three pallid sturgeons have been added to our Surviving Through Adaptation exhibit!

Thank Zeke M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth going ease to get around well signed. The exhibits were up close and children would be able to touch. The dolphin show was great for young and old. Worth the effort to go

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful aquarium located right in Inner Harbor. Great exhibits and knowledgeable staff. Activities throughout the day for kids and adults; great opportunities to learn. Try to stay away from peak hours as it gets too crowded and difficult to see the fish. Don't miss the...More

Thank myersmar369
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This aquarium was awesome! There was so much to see. They even have a rain forest! It was a very pleasurable day because it was an oasis from the outside heat. The sea life looked content and the staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Angela A
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24 July 2017|
Response from keekzilla | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. I would also keep an eye out for coupons on Groupon.
23 July 2017|
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Response from darkfalcon500 | Reviewed this property |
Yes $75 individual, $145 dual (2 people), and $195 for family
12 July 2017|
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Response from WaterBuffalo2 | Reviewed this property |
My experience is to plan on at least 3 hours. There is always a lot to see.