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Texas State Aquarium

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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
+1 361-881-1200
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Great place to visit

There is a lot to see and do at this Aquarium. Got to touch a jellyfish (couldn't even feel it) and... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
LadyRver
via mobile
Great for kids and adults

This place gives you so many experiences that you would not get to experience else where. We were... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Discover the amazing underwater world of the Texas State Aquarium! Thousands of animals representing over 460 different species are ready to enchant, entertain, and inspire you. Corpus Christi's most popular cultural attraction has welcomed over 12...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
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+1 361-881-1200
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

There is a lot to see and do at this Aquarium. Got to touch a jellyfish (couldn't even feel it) and a stingray! They also have a nursery where there were baby jellyfish at various stages of growth. Very interesting. They are opening a new...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Thank you for your visit and for your review, and we're so happy to see you enjoyed a lot of what the Aquarium has to offer. With our touch pools featuring jellies, stingrays, sharks, starfish, and more, we've always strived to give our guests interactive...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2017

This place gives you so many experiences that you would not get to experience else where. We were able to touch starfish, sharks, jellyfish, sting rays. All was an amazing experience toughing. They also offer many different shows throughout the day from fish feeding, dolphin...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Thank you for your visit and your review. We've always strive to give our guests interactive and engaging experiences, including with the touch pools where you can get hands-on time with sharks, starfish, jellies, and stingrays. We're so glad to see you and your kids...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We were there for about 2.5 hours. We saw the 2:30 and the 3:00 shows. The dolphin show was very nice and entertaining! The staff was very welcoming. Definitely recommend!More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and for your review. We've always strived to give our guests a day full of interactive, engaging, and educational experiences, including at the Wild Flight and Dolphins show presentations you attended. We're so glad to see you got...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

This aquarium has every reason to be larger than any in Texas, and it's the best. Fantastic exhibits with the various fish and the pelicans. The staff here seems to have a lot of fun, and two of their members had some fun with a...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Thank you for your visit and kind words. We always aim to give our guests a day full of fun, interactive, and engaging experiences to teach about ocean life and conservation, and our staff love talking with our guests and introducing them to our animals....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is great well worth the price of admission. All the tanks and closures were well-maintained. The staff was friendly and helpful and the arrangement of exhibits is both beautiful and functional. Never have had such a great day of actual hands-on experience in...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

We're so glad to hear you had a great time at the Aquarium, and thank for your visit. It's always good to see that our guests receive an engaging and hands-on interaction with our animals, since we've always strived to provide exhibits, presentations, and other...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

I think this is one of the premier tourist and educational attractions in the state of Texas. It is outstanding and constantly improving so ones travel and/or education experience is always improving. It has exhibits for both the young and old. It features exhibits which...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Thank you so much for your review and for visiting the Aquarium. We always strive to provide guests of all ages with interactive and engaging experiences that bring them closer to ocean life and teach about science and conservation. As you said, we are constantly...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

I used to live in Corpus Christi and never had the chance to visit the aquarium, but once we moved 2 states away I finally had the chance. It was so worth the wait. We learned so much about the local sea life and conservation...More

Thank Mary B
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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Thank you for your visit, and we're so glad to see you enjoyed a day of rewarding experiences with our animals. We always look to give our guests plenty of hands-on and engaging interactions to bring them closer to ocean life and teach about science...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take the kids. Plenty time mod indoors and out. Young kids really enjoy the splash pad playground (so,bring suits or clothes that can get wet) and kids of all ages enjoy the indoor outdoor viewing areas and wildlife/sea life...More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

We're so glad to hear you had a great time at the Aquarium. We offer up all kinds of experiences for guests of all ages, including touch pools and interactive exhibits to bring you close to ocean life. Our H-E-B Splash Park will add another...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

The Texas State Aquarium is a place for all ages. I think if you have kids, this would be a wonderful place to visit. It is a place for kids to see different ocean mammals. I loved it.More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you for your review and for visiting the Aquarium. We always look to give guests of all ages and backgrounds an engaging experience that brings them close to ocean life. We'll be adding even more exciting animal encounters in Caribbean Journey, opening May 2017....More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great attractions! Would definitely go back again!! Hours of fun and very educational. The pier was awesome too!!More

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TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you for your visit to the Aquarium. We alway strive to provide our guests with a day full of educational, engaging, and interactives experiences to learn more about ocean life. We're also glad to see you explored our wetlands area in the outside of...More

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telisahall
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$34.95, I think.
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We stayed at Hotel Deville and they offered discount tickets.
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Hello, we only permit service animals inside the building.
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