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National Park Aquarium

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209 Central Ave, 209 Central Ave, 71901, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3527
+1 501-624-3474
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Small but great!

This is a small aquarium, but it was fun. We did this as an alternative because the activity we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
greatvacationsawait
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Bentonville, Arkansas
Waste of time

My 13 yr old daughter begged me to take her into this place. Even after reading the terrible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TabathaInDallasTX
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Garland, Texas
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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209 Central Ave, 209 Central Ave, 71901, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3527
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+1 501-624-3474
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small aquarium, but it was fun. We did this as an alternative because the activity we wanted to do was closed, for the season. The animals were well cared for, and the staff was friendly. The tortoise was the best.

Thank greatvacationsawait
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 yr old daughter begged me to take her into this place. Even after reading the terrible reviews, I gave in and we went. Just like the other reviews say...it was a big waste of my time and money. I actually felt bad for...More

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Surprising collection for a small space! Loved the tortoise, especially but the whole place was interesting. I have been to several aquariums and still haven't seen some of the fish that were in this aquarium

Thank Miranda E
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Kind of small, but well maintained. Children would like this! We enjoyed it. Informative cards at each exhibit

Thank MRSbrown17
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We chose not to enter after looking through the tinted door window. It is made out to be more than it is.

Thank randywendy
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This place is small and I don't think it has anything to do with a National Park. The grandson liked it especially with the large turtle that was crawling around the aquarium floors.

Thank djlgkm
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The family and I are in hot springs for our yearly vacation. We wanted to do something we haven't done before while here. Decided to go to aquarium. Kinda small and outdated but still fun and fairly inexpensive.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My wife and I recently visited the aquarium. Having visited many aquariums across the country, this one was somewhat of a disappointment. It is dark and poorly lighted and somewhat small; however, there is some good news here in that there are some interesting and...More

Thank jrsmith8
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Took my wife and 3 kids so I was happy the price was so affordable. The best thing was the turtle which roams freely inside the viewing area. The selection of animals was good but the sparse number of each type of animal made many...More

Thank krhodesmcse
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We really love Hot Springs, some things great, some things, O well. The aquarium...don't. Go to the pet shop, it is free!!

Thank amcm4043
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Sadiemaples67
18 September 2017|
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Response from Jason D | Reviewed this property |
4.50 for kids, 6.00 for adults
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PANDORA65
29 January 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
It is handicap accessible. There are no scooters for rent.
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Malisa W
13 May 2016|
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Response from radashley2001 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $4 or $5 for a child to get into the aquarium but can't remember for sure. I know it didn't cost much for me and my child to get in at all. Hope that helps!!
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