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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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Rather sad.

I can't recommend this for anyone, really. It is old, run down and displays pet store animals for... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Carol E
Fun place to stop while ahopping

This was a cute little aquarium. It only takes about 30-45 minutes. It is great to do if you want... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Angie S
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average29%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“small aquarium” (12 reviews)
“tortoises” (27 reviews)
LOCATION
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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"small aquarium"
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"kids will love"
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"tortoises"
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"zoos"
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"piranha"
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

I can't recommend this for anyone, really. It is old, run down and displays pet store animals for the most part. A good many of the tanks were bare, just some gravel or dirt in the bottom and water and food dishes. Nothing to enrich...More

3  Thank Carol E
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a cute little aquarium. It only takes about 30-45 minutes. It is great to do if you want to shop on Central and have kids it’s a good stop to break up the shopping. They do let you pet a couple of the...More

Thank Angie S
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Our 8 year old wanted to go to this aquarium, he and my husband had never been in there. I told him it wasn't really worth it when I was younger, but we went anyway. It's not a lot in there and it needs updating...More

1  Thank BrookeM08
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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

To preface, my family LOVES zoos and aquariums. We are frequently finding ourselves at all sorts of animal parks and petting zoos more than any other attraction. I was a bit reserved on seeing this attraction after reading some reviews. I am so glad I...More

1  Thank kpryor89
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

This aquarium is more of a small aqua/ reptilian zoo exhibit than aquarium. Since it only costs $6, it’s worth the time and a few bucks to see some interesting critters, from piranhas to tarantulas. Don’t expect a huge aquarium with sharks and large fish...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

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
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 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

2  Thank TabathaInDallasTX
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Reviewed August 15, 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
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank MRSbrown17
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

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

1  Thank randywendy
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Sadiemaples67
September 18, 2017|
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Response from Jason D | Reviewed this property |
4.50 for kids, 6.00 for adults
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January 29, 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
May 13, 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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