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Texas State Aquarium

#4 of 87 things to do in Corpus Christi Features Animals
2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place. We arrived at noon and didnt leave until closing (6pm). I had 2 2 year olds in my group and they never got bored. If you take your time and watch all the free shows and talks its definitely worth the money

Thank Rebecca Becky C
Reviewed yesterday

New Exhibits have been added to the 3rd level. The animals include more birds, sloth and Pacific waters marine life. Even though the aquarium is not at large as others, it is packed full of exhibits. The aquarium is a mesh of Sea World and...More

Thank kitty106
Reviewed yesterday

A little overpriced, tickets and food, but it is a neat place to take kids and they are actually trying to help the animals there.

Thank Marisa E
Reviewed yesterday

We visited many years ago when our kids were smaller (now 11 & 14). At the time, we had the good fortune of visiting Sea World frequently and this place just couldn't compare. It's still smaller than Sea World, but the quality has grown in...More

Thank Klanicek
Reviewed 2 days ago

Slightly high fee. Would be great if they offered birthday discounts. The shows were good. I feel wheelchair accommodations should not incur a fee as they did not have any footrest and my daughter kept tripping her feet and were dragging. As I know all...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice way to spend an afternoon. I thought the price of $35/person was a bit high for being able to see everything in about 2 hours. Regardless, it's a very well maintained aquarium, great diversity, and I enjoyed being able to touch sharks, stingrays, sea...More

Thank Carlie P
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing those pictures, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. We encourage our guests to take in all of our presentations, held every half-hour, to get the most out of their time at the Aquarium. We include these presentations and a variety...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The new exhibit of the Texas State Aquarium is amazing. From the top floor to the next it is a well planned, very entertaining and educational journey. Don't miss the chance to visit this new addition to the aquarium no matter what age. The star...More

Thank eshipp3
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit, and we're so happy you got so much out of our new Caribbean Journey expansion. Caribbean Journey represents the next era in the Aquarium's evolution, vaulting us into one of the nation's best aquariums and allowing us to further our...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited TSA on Tuesday. I renewed my membership and visited the new Caribbean section. It is beautiful. i especially enjoyed watching the divers clean the tank. The water park is open and parents were playing with their children. I stopped to enjoy the bird...More

Thank Jimmie H
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very happy we can welcome you to another year of membership! We're glad you enjoyed watching the divers during their daily cleaning of the exhibits as well as the H-E-B Splash Park. It's also so great to see you had some great interactions with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an amazing time . Lots of fun and very informative. WE spent 4 hours going through it twice . The price was 35.00 for each adult but it was worth it. I know it costs a lot to keep things running and to...More

Thank Doug S
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a fantastic time. You may be interested to know that your admission to the Aquarium not only goes to its upkeep and the daily care of our animals, but a variety of other great causes, including our Second Chances Wildlife...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whether you are visiting the area with friends and family or enjoying a day excursion,this is the place to be. With newly upgraded facilities, the Texas State Aquarium is a fun filled, dynamic, facility of exploration and learning. I have lived in this area for...More

Thank TRAVELBUGmomma46
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

We're very happy you enjoyed the visit and got to see our new Caribbean Journey expansion. We have always strived to be a place of learning and discover where families can come to bond together, so we're glad that's the experience you receive during your...More

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Are there any military discounts for the week of Memorial Day?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Isabel S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and our aquarium was just renovated.
Stephen D
Any word on how much ticket prices will increase after the expansion? Thanks.
3 April 2017|
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Response from TXStateAquarium | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, We are still determining our future ticket prices for the Aquarium including Caribbean Journey. Our current prices can be found by visiting our website and clicking the top tab entitled "Visitor Info & Tickets."
Mary Ann Cortin... B
Any special pricing to get in for Martin Luther King day?
16 January 2017|
Response from TXStateAquarium | Property representative |
Yes, today, Martin Luther King Day, January 16, is Dollar Day! Admission is only $1, and includes parking. We hope to see you here.