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Downtown Aquarium, Denver

3.5
#3 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in Colorado
Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
See more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits and over 500 species of animals at Downtown Aquarium. Follow one two inside pathway for freshwater species from local rivers and lakes, and the other pathway for ocean species. Your fingers can explore crabs and stingrays in the touch tanks. Watch for plaques marking exhibits with rare or endangered species. Put Downtown Aquarium and other Denver attractions into our Denver trip itinerary builder site, and watch your holiday take shape.
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4.3
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  • The entrance fee for the aquarium exhibit is quite reasonable for the price (if you think about the maintenance, staff compensation, animals' meal and vitamins, etc.). My friends from Arizona and...  more »
  • You can easily spend several hours looking at the animals exhibits and enjoying with your family. Appreciate them being open despite Covid and able to stagger entrance times and have plenty of room...  more »
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  • Amazing place. I visited here with my nephew a few years ago and we had a great time. He was probably three and fascinated with absolutely everything. He especially loved the sharks, but there were so many attractions to look at that he was enthralled the entire time. We posed with the mermaids and I bought him a stuffed shark as a souvenir. Really great memories and really, really beautiful aquarium.
  • This is a nice aquarium. LOTS of fish to see. We liked the otters and the tiger. If felt smallish to me for the price. But the displays were very nicely done to look like the habitat where you would be to see the animals. They had a couple of nice sections where the tanks were over your head and you were looking up through the glass into the tanks.

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