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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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Very enjoyable visit

My 1 1/2 year old is super into fish right now, and loves the aquarium located in our zoo. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Good day spent with a wealth of information

You can spend hours here if you read all of the information. A vast selection of fish and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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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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  • Poor3%
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“dolphin show” (1,010 reviews)
“sea life” (150 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 1 week ago

My 1 1/2 year old is super into fish right now, and loves the aquarium located in our zoo. We started planning a trip to the Nation Aquarium, but then I read that you cannot use strollers in the Aquarium. I thought that was going...More

1  Thank etak8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can spend hours here if you read all of the information. A vast selection of fish and the dolphin show is great. The only down side is that it is a little pricey for an aquarium. Kids have fun and love the touch exhibits.

1  Thank Steve112975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent aquarium! Easy to walk from on exhibit to next. Appropriate amount of information and hands on experiences. Scattered throughout where staff who would also explain unique aspects of the fish or other animals. The dolphins are amazing and while this "show" was more teaching...More

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased 4 tickets that were reasonably priced. We were scheduled for the AM, and there was not a delay in entering the museum at 9:30 in the morning. The tour was unguided, but the Aquarium staff was all around throughout doing their jobs, and...More

Thank rea w
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a highlight of downtown Baltimore. I encourage everyone to see. It represent many different species of marine life. Lots of interaction areas for children

1  Thank Bert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Order your tickets on-line and don't arrive before your entry time or you will wait in lines more than needed. Great for families especially on rainy days. A lot to see and be amazed. Kids of all ages like the Shark Alley area.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

the National Aquarium at the Baltimore Inner Harbor is not to be missed. Thousands of speices-Unbelievable colors-Fish feeding by the workers Pricing reasonable for such an attraction. Always something new

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Great place to visit. Decent food court. New section on conservation and jellyfish touch pools Cons: Always SO loud Very pricey "Adult" tickets start at 12 years old??? Where is the WORLD is a 12 year old considered an adult???

Thank eyelove2eat
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth every penny of its admission. Everything is well maintained and the guides/attendants are super knowledgeable, friendly and always there when you have questions. And did I mention they are mostly volunteers which gives me even more reason to admire this place....More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great exhibits! Staff were very helpful and informative! Wished the 4D movie theater was open. It is closed a month for renovations!

Thank Brenda 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.