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Aquarium of Niagara

#15 of 64 things to do in Niagara Falls Features Animals
701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Small Aquarium

There is really not much to see here.We watched the Feeding of the Penguin.Nothing amazes me to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wilder, Vermont
via mobile
Great Partial Day Trip

Small aquarium with many great species of aquatic animals. The rescue cove or seals is free to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amanda V
Buffalo, New York
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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average36%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
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701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
+1 716-285-3575
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is really not much to see here.We watched the Feeding of the Penguin.Nothing amazes me to this place.It's $13 to enter.As you enter ,you can smell a funky smell.We went there because we have time left and it was included in our discovery pass...More

Thank bluecard21
Reviewed 2 days ago

Small aquarium with many great species of aquatic animals. The rescue cove or seals is free to experience and clean. Now with a seal pup. Room for a picnic or indoor tables. And its only a short walk from the Falls via a scenic paved...More

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If I'd realized how tiny this aquarium was, I probably would not have trudged up over the pedestrian bridge to see it. It's cute and clean. Small kids will love it. And folks who have never seen a large aquarium. The outside seal exhibit was...More

Thank Rockynn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It wasn't as big as i was expecting. There was a nice sea lion feeding show but it was in a small area, hard to see. Really wanted to see the penguins, but there display tank was so small you couldn't get near it, very...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This aquarium does not compare at all to the larger aquariums of Chicago, Myrtle Beach or Indianapolis so if that is what you are looking for, then skip this one. This is a small and cozy place with some interesting fish, a few rescued sea...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Small aquarium with limited exhibits. There was a sea lion show that was decent, but even my 6 year old was bored with how little there was to see and do in here. No comparison to inner harbor or the philly/new jersey aquariums. 35 dollars...More

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a small aquarium and had construction going on but the exhibits were beautifully done took about an hour to go through

Thank Colleen L O
Reviewed 6 days ago

By aquarium standards, this one is small and does not have much in the way of species variety. The sea lion show was cute but it's hard to know they do not have a very nice habitat. While we were visiting, there was a lot...More

Thank NapoliZena
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was included in our discovery pass and was very disappointing. Its very small and the only show was the sea lions and we couldn't see it at all. There is just not a lot to see. There are adorable penguins but the young man...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the exhibits can be seen at other larger aquariums, would of like to seen more fish or aquatic creatures from the surrounding area instead of the normal salt water creatures. If the schedule show is cancelled for the day would of like to...More

Thank Kmarquette
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20 August 2015|
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Response from Lives_for_Vacations | Reviewed this property |
You can go through in about 30 minutes. It will be longer if you stay for the show. This is a small aquarium. I think it is best suited for children.
Caleb S
10 March 2015|
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Response from eproper11 | Reviewed this property |
Tue Penguins are one of the first exhibits you see, they are to the right of the ticket counter. The Aquarium is home to African Penguins.