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National Aquarium

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501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3194
+1 410-576-3800
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Great way to pass a few hours

We went to the aquarium to pass a few hours before leaving the city. It was a great time and I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Curtis M

This place was pretty neat, but also pretty confusing. The location was great, however they close... read more

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Trisha P
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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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  • Average10%
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501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3194
Inner Harbor
+1 410-576-3800
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the aquarium to pass a few hours before leaving the city. It was a great time and I recommend the dolphin show. It was busy and lots of little kids swarming the place, but what else would you expect. Also a bit...More

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed yesterday

This place was pretty neat, but also pretty confusing. The location was great, however they close way too early, making it hard for people who are there for business to attend. The aquarium itself is very neat, but to go through to the 3rd, 4th,...More

Thank Trisha P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first time here in about 15 years. I took my wife here for her birthday. We loved it. Make sure to see the dolphins. It was the highlight of the trip.

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the 2.5+ hour behind the scenes Insider Tour with my husband, 20 year old daughter and 12 year old son. We had a fun and informative time feeding fish, touring kitchens and labs, and learning how the aquarium runs and about its residence. Tour...More

Thank EarlyBird_Ozmama
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My mother and my niece and I visited the aquarium for about 3 hours on a Thursday afternoon and we loved it! Beautiful location on the waterfront with interesting boats nearby. The buildings are beautiful and well-kept. The exhibits were nicely varied. We loved getting...More

1  Thank Penny M
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was our first visit to the aquarium on probably one of the coldest days this winter. We liked that there is "timed" entrance so it controls the crowds indoors a little, but it does get busy inside. They have many rules concerning strollers and...More

Thank travelismylife707
Reviewed 5 days ago

We parked at the Pier 5 Garage close to the aquarium, but it would have been much less expensive to park just one block away at 826 Eastern Ave. or at the 324 Albemarle St. parking lots near restaurants in Little Italy where we were...More

Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the best curated aquariums in North America: everything from the building, display/exhibition, animal training, to public education are executed well. Staff members are knowledgeable (including volunteers), courteous, and friendly. The ticket, however, is a little bit at the high end. AT...More

Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been coming to this aquarium since our children were young. We even used to have and annual pass, as we would visit a few times a year...it was well worth it for a family of four! Anyway, we hadn’t been to Baltimore in...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took our grandson here and it was great from start to finish. He watched a Dolphin training session, saw scuba divers feeding the fish in the tank, touch a jellyfish, walked through a rain forest and saw Calypso the 500 pound sea turtle. The cafeteria...More

1  Thank Bonnie H
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29 December 2017|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
about $40,but go on-line so you get current price and then you can select a guaranteed time too.
24 July 2017|
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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