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Albuquerque Biological Park

#4 of 222 things to do in Albuquerque Features Animals
2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
+1 505-764-6200
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A zoo, an aquarium and a lovely botanic garden

The Biological Park is just that - a facility that includes a zoo (located at 903 10th St SW), an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rita B
Wonderful Place to see the animals

Be sure to see the polar bears, they are comedians. We went in March and the weather was quite... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roni R
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Park complex offering three main sections the whole family can enjoy: Albuquerque Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden and Rio Grande Zoo.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
West Old Town
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+1 505-764-6200

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Biological Park is just that - a facility that includes a zoo (located at 903 10th St SW), an aquarium and botanic garden (located at 2601 Central Avenue NW) and Tingley Beach (located at 1800 Tingley Dr SW). I didn't realize that this is...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Be sure to see the polar bears, they are comedians. We went in March and the weather was quite lovely. A lot was under construction, not a lot to eat. Might be better for summer.

Thank Roni R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always fun coming here. So many animals and the landscaping is nice.The exhibits are so small for these animals that it does allow you to view them closely but I feel bad because some of these animals are migratory. Like the elephants, they...More

Thank TopDawgTerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could spend a whole day here. But, it isn't really one museum but a cluster. See the aquarium and zoo. You'll have a blast

1  Thank shrink2u
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is fabulous and part of the zoo and aquarium complex. It is reciprocal with major zoo memberships. This is an accessible walk through with something for everyday. Kids of all ages will love exploring the"vegetable" structure which is a huge "pumpkin". Don't miss the...More

Thank abqcitylights
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night was the opening show in a summer series that occurs on Friday evenings at the Albuquerque Zoo and the artist- Grace Kelly was great and the venue is ideal for such shows.

Thank 44dave56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally made it to the Biopark to see the botanic garden, and the trip was well worth it. The grounds are laid out with obvious intentionality including a Japanese garden sporting a large koi and lily pond, a high dessert garden with wonderful cacti, mediterranean...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So abq doesnt have alot to do per se when you first look however you would be surprised with the hidden gems around town. The Biological park is one of those place, a lovely place to be.

Thank KCExplorer77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Albuquerque and often take out of town guests here. Even in the summer one can explore the gardens early and then pop into the aquarium for an air conditioned visit. The exhibits are laid out nicely, and the restaurant inside is okay,...More

Thank CECILE J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is three parks, connected by a railroad, that include a botanical garden, zoo, and aquarium. You need at least 5 hours to see it all. So plan accordingly. Get the train tickets. They are worth it if you plan to visit all three sites....More

1  Thank Eugene K
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MAMAvarela1212
how much do I pay to go in?
10 September 2016|
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Response from 44dave56 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether a NM resident or not. $9 for a single attraction for adults $12.50 if not a NM resident for a single attraction.
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suraksha
how far is this hotel from the airport and are there buses from airport or to places around the hotel?
3 September 2015|
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Response from celinap | Reviewed this property |
There is not a hotel at the botanical gardens. So, not sure what hotel you're talking about, but Albuquerque does have a pretty good bus system.
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Bxndsxnxmx
I cannot find prices on any website and was wondering what they were like?
21 June 2015|
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Response from CClifford505 | Reviewed this property |
If you are from out of state the combo tickets form Zoo,aquarium, and botanical gardens is about 20 dollars for adult and about 6 for 12 yrs and under. Tickets a little less for just the zoo or aquarium. Worth the price for... More
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