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Tennessee Aquarium

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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean journey” (201 reviews)
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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to many aquariums and this one ranks up there with the best of them. Take your kids and enjoy.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The care of the animals is well done and they all look clean, great and healthy, the large aquarium with the huge sea turtles was breathtaking. The variety of species was outstanding. Great value for low cost. I would see again.

Thank Damon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Chattanooga aquarium is well worth visiting. From butterflies to fresh water fish to large species,so interesting. The penguins are a big draw,so cute.

Thank sumangan12
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first visit and we really enjoyed the variety of animals. I was impressed by the cleanliness of the place. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. We only took the time to cover the two buildings but intend to come back and...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall enjoyed our visit but we definitely expected more. It's one of those things we can say "we've been there"! Other than that we weren't overly impressed. We've been to Ripleys Aquarium in Gatlinburg and felt that it was much better.

Thank DaddyQ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the aquarium! Always Great! Love the alligator and snapping turtle experience! Bummed that the otters were snoozing!

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 days ago

compared to a lot of aquariums I've visited this one had a lot of exhibits. The tanks were a little smaller than some of the more popular aquariums, but I definitely didn't feel like I missed anything. Make sure you visit both buildings!

Thank paulbaysden
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun for all ages. The aquarium has two separate buildings. If you go later in the day you will start at the river building. You must get into the ocean side before six. We had a great time. The sea horses are so fun. We...More

Thank akreiger
Reviewed 5 days ago

excellent family outing, with plenty to do in the area. I like the interaction with touch/feel, interior cleanliness, sanitary and bathroom stations.

Thank blessed7_10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the aquarium. So well done with the different arteries for each species and a separate area for river v ocean. Lots of seating at the large aquariums to sit and admire.

Thank Tricia D
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Joshnbrandy W
11 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
24 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.