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National Aquarium

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Avenida Espana No. 75, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-592-1509
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My kids loved it

I have 2 boys 11 and 12 years old and they loved it. They were so excited to be there running... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
via mobile
Lot's of nice areas to explore the wildlife that lives in this area

The manatees looked a little sick but everything else was vibrant and well done. it's not very big... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Charles L
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea turtles” (4 reviews)
“local species” (3 reviews)
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Avenida Espana No. 75, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-592-1509

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I have 2 boys 11 and 12 years old and they loved it. They were so excited to be there running around the place. Its not expensive and its a good place to go and spend time with the kids.

Thank yomary012
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The manatees looked a little sick but everything else was vibrant and well done. it's not very big but they pack a lot of fun in a small space i have been here 4 times or so and it's always nice to take a look...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I enjoyed seeing the exhibits But I had no clue what I was observing...for the most part. Everything was in Spanish and I paid twice as much as my host ( who was a resident ) to enter the Aquarium. LoL.

Thank gailpioneering
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place have a great view to the ocean! you can be there and sit in front of the ocean with your couple :)

Thank Jorge D
Reviewed 15 July 2016

If one compares this island aquarium to an industrialized nation, one might say that it lacks the shine and luster that most of us are accustomed to seeing. However, remove yourself from those thoughts. You are in the Dominican Republic, a country who struggles to...More

1  Thank msla_drsonny
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The aquarium had plenty of parking and some really good exhibits. The tidal pool was very nice with plenty of sea stars, stingrays, sea cucumbers and fish. The aquariums are mostly clean and have adequate signage. The largest exhibits showcased a coral reef with turtles...More

Thank Jaxhalfnote
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This place was great when it started... but as many government administrated places, the quality of the offer start to downgrade since the second year.

1  Thank Sirio M
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Before you are going to the beach you must be make an stop here, ist incredible big and show a lot of the see world, ist amazing for families and friends, I suggest you this is very incredible and has a lot to offer you.

1  Thank TakeAn A
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is good for toddlers nothing impressive but cute. I think I am just used to to big aquariums from the USA but if you have young kids the will enjoy it.

Thank Aldeliris F
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This place is just OK for kids/families looking for a cheap activity. But if you're more of an animal lover you will spend most of the time cringing at the dirty, murky tanks. The Manatee tank was so depressing that I left after seeing it....More

4  Thank ClaireColville
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