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National Park Aquarium

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We went in and realized it was much smaller than we expected. But the lady at the desk was nice... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Ore City, Texas
It's small with a small variety.

Small little area with aquariums and a few other things like tarantula, lizards, etc. The guy... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Kelly W
Deer Park, United States
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209 Central Ave, 209 Central Ave, 71901, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3527
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We went in and realized it was much smaller than we expected. But the lady at the desk was nice. And they had some nice exhibits for a smaller venue.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jdyess36
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I was so disappointed after visiting this “aquarium”. Got there at 10:15 giving them a few minutes to open but the doors were locked. Once I called the gentleman came and opened the doors. The entire place smelled like cat urine. It was more like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank fegleyerin
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

As someone who is passionate about fishkeeping, I was very upset and disappointed about the quality. I didn’t mind the fact the aquarium was so small, with the $6 ticket price you get what you pay for. They have several reptiles and insects that aren’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Hannah F
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I read a lot of negative reviews on here about the aquarium, but we decided to check it out and we're glad we did! It was a great little place to enjoy an escape from the heat while looking at many fish, reptiles, and different...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank danielw11271983
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This aquarium is very small, but the entrance fee is cheap so you pay for what you get. My 5 year old enjoyed it, I did as well because I like animals. Good place to stop if you have small children.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MzRoland
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This was so small and not worth the money. As others have said it’s one room you walk through and look at the fish in tanks. My toddler liked it but my 10 year old was disappointed and so were my husband and myself. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank RNWall
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Small little area with aquariums and a few other things like tarantula, lizards, etc. The guy behind the counter wasn't very friendly was the only negative.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kelly W
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice little place. It wasn't huge and didn't have a huge selection. However, for the price, this place was great. The tanks were clean and well set up. Staff was super friendly. Papers posted by each exhibit were informative. Thanks for a great time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BarbaraE1289
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I love aquariums. This is NOT and aquarium. We paid our entrance fee and then walked through a door. It was one room with nothing but fish tanks you can buy at Walmart. Most of the animals there weren't even fish or ocean living animals....More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank abby4d
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Nothing fancy. A bit dated, but it's a good stop to get out of the heat & let the kids look at the few fish & amphibians they have.There is a big tortoise that is free to roam & the kids are able to pet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kyle C
July 18, 2018|
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Response from RoadTripnMom | Reviewed this property |
Yes he is still there roaming the halls.
September 18, 2017|
Response from jasondL7681VG | Reviewed this property |
4.50 for kids, 6.00 for adults
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
It is handicap accessible. There are no scooters for rent.