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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 28 April 2016

I think the overall experience of the Aquarium was good. It was a little pricey for the size of the place, but that is too be expected at tourist destinations. The place was clean and the staff was nice! I thought it was going to...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We thought we were going to just an aquarium but we were pleasantly surprised by all the extras. There are several interactive and educational exhibits. You can feed sting rays, touch small sharks, star fish and snails. There are educational presentations on sea turtles and...More

Thank tita p
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

When we went there was construction going on, they were adding more exhibits. The fish and animals look alive and healthy, place is really clean, and they have shows every so often. They have a little bit of everything. Would recommend takings little ones espically...More

Thank joshuay435
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great experience. Kids will love it. Dolphins' show is excellent. A lot of shows and things to do during your visit.

Thank X6250KNcarlosg
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

There are wonderful exibits. Sting Ray pond, A dolphin show. Turtles, large acquarium, alligators, jellyfish, birds. water feature and play area for kids. This is a great family outing . Lots of seating around for older visitors. Some of the exibits are touchable. Some food...More

Thank Nell S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We visited here 2 summers ago in 2014. My Jr High and High schooler were very interested in the marine life, and we had a wonderful time walking through the exhibits. It is very educational, and some of the exhibits are hands on. You won't...More

Thank mombear808
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I was here on a field trip the very first year the Aquarium opened. It was exciting the first go round for a child of the 1990's. 2 yrs ago my sister and I took our kids. It hadn't changed much except for maybe the...More

Thank MJMagestic
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the experience, particularly the Dolphins. They have such a variety. The shows are wonderful. We were able to walk through all parts and view each section. The interior is large and one doesn't feel crowded, they are building a new part of it. Don't...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This place is really neat! Beautiful aquariums and lots of different fish. Things to do for kids and adults

Thank jul1013
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Poorly managed. It was not as advertised in my humble opinion. There is considerable room for improvement.More

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TXStateAquarium, Public Relations Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this review

Would it be possible for you to email us at mermaid@txstateaq.org with more specific feedback as to why you felt unsatisfied with your visit? Any specific feedback would allow us to better know any areas that we need to address. We are very careful in...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.