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Tennessee Aquarium

#1 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga Features Animals
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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“fresh water” (563 reviews)
“ocean journey” (196 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful building by the river. The campus has water features and vendors on the property. It is divided into river and ocean buildings. Loved both. The kids loved petting the stingrays best. I loved the butterfly exhibit. And the seahorse and octopus. There is so...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed yesterday

I was certainly prepared to despise my experience here, but we walked out very pleased. My 4 year old had a great time moving from exhibit to exhibit. There wasn't an overwhelming crowd, but we arrived right at opening time. There were plenty of people,...More

Thank Adam E
Reviewed yesterday

It has been years since we visited the aquarium. It is amazing! The staff is friendly and the expense is reasonable. Totally enjoyed it, even the two 18 year olds with us.

Thank Sherrill T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The exhibit s were wonderful, staff was great and we enjoyed the diversity of animals.

Thank we4farm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got the pleasure of visiting here yesterday for the first time... It was amazing it is a must do for your family

Thank Verydisapointed17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really enjoy the aquarium. Its great for young children. I just recommend getting there early to beat the crowds.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a great place for learning about water animals, There is a lot of walking and lot of escalators to get too the next floor

Thank Trina D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't need directions, the signs were clear. The animals were amazing. Gift shop prices were reasonable. The kids loved to play in the water fountain outside.

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The aquarium is divided into two sections- River Journey and Ocean Journey. They are both going to explore. The downtown aquarium gives the perfect location to walk around to find somewhere to eat or shop.

Thank austinc364
Reviewed 4 days ago

We bought season passes and went almost every weekend. My kids love to see all the different types of fish and get excited every time we go. Well worth paying for the season passes!!

Thank Kevin G
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Joshnbrandy W
What's the price range for 2 adults, 2 above 5yrs children and 1 infant?
11 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
Admission prices for adults and children under 6
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
Visit butterfly gardens
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.