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Downtown Aquarium

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Opens in 8 min: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Nice afternoon

We went to see the otters but when we went in no otters in sight. They said we just missed them. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
loved the stingray fedding

the aquarium is not that big, but you have e great view and theres is ok with space between the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maria L
Skanderborg, Arhus, Denmark
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the otters but when we went in no otters in sight. They said we just missed them. We enjoyed seeing the seahorses and jellyfish. There’s a variety of fish and other sea creatures from around the world. There was a tiger...More

Thank carlv
Reviewed 3 days ago

the aquarium is not that big, but you have e great view and theres is ok with space between the fish tanks. We visited the place on a weekday. I am not sure it will be the same on weekends and holidays. Theres is a...More

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner with family, food was only basic and way to expensive, kids loved the fish tanks and gift shop but would expect better food for the price

Thank namikoeshima1116
Reviewed 4 days ago

Maybe I have been spoiled by several other amazing aquariums. But the Denver Aquarium is pretty disappointing. It is pretty small compared to most other aquariums around the country. They also have tigers there. It is super odd why an aquarium would have tigers. Felt...More

1  Thank JohnShepherd7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My kids really enjoyed this aquarium. It is one of the nicer aquariums we've been to. My only complaint is that it seemed like not all the fish in tanks were listed on signs.

Thank bramm13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only aquarium near me in Ireland literally takes 10 minutes to walk around so yeah, Downtown Aquarium was such a pleasant surprise. I would definitely recommend this place for families with young children.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

While it will keep the kids entertained for a while, there are much better aquariums in other cities around the country. Found it to be a bit overpriced for what was offered.

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here (without the kids) and had a great time. I am a aquarium hobbyist and love visiting aquariums where ever we go. This place had a lot of variety and was well cared for which I appreciated.

1  Thank Gretchen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty much everything on the menu is delicious. My favorite is the lobster salad tower. Amazing! Tour the aquarium, then dine with the mermaids at lunch. Super fun!!!!

Thank danamay8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are in town for a week so I have been taking our son around town while my husband has work meetings. This aquarium is very small and not worth the price of admission. While there we saw dead fish in the tanks, tiny enclosures...More

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Trenna J
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Bernie M | Reviewed this property |
Negative... A few of the smaller aquariums are actually open on top And I think they are extra cautious about contamination from the outside..
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Jessica M | Reviewed this property |
There are a few mermaid shows a day. They’ll have them posted. The show is a little shirt and gets packed early. They close off one of the walk ways for seating and the entire show is maybe 10 minutes....I didn’t visit the... More
Barb F
April 24, 2018|
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Response from travellerNewton | Reviewed this property |
I see someone else gave you specific $$s, but overall I'd say it was way more expensive per person than worth it.