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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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Quick vacation before school starts

Although it may seem small this aquarium will allow you to spend many hours enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
chris g
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Quick enjoyable visit

The place was full of so many beautiful creatures. Teaching my son about all the animals in the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Natalie W
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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 million visitors since its grand opening in July 1990. Conveniently located on North Beach, the Texas State Aquarium is just minutes from Corpus Christi's downtown district, convention center complex, and museums. Every visit to the Texas State Aquarium is a new and exciting discovery of animals that remind us all of our responsibility to those whose world we share. The Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Aquarium's mission is to engage people with animals, inspire appreciation for our seas, and support wildlife conservation.
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“dolphin show” (540 reviews)
“splash pad” (84 reviews)
“sea world” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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 August 23, 2016 via mobile

Although it may seem small this aquarium will allow you to spend many hours enjoying the attractions. (It's under construction and will be even bigger in 2017) This aquarium offers lots of hands on activities and even allows you to touch many sea creatures. The...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

The place was full of so many beautiful creatures. Teaching my son about all the animals in the ocean was wonderful.

Thank Natalie W
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Our family visited the aquarium during our summer vacation and we had a great time. The kids are still talking about all of the fun, hands on exhibits, we got to interact with.

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We were not expecting this aquarium to compare to Birch Aquarium in San Diego but it does. We actually saw an octopus here where in San Diego we were not able to see one. We were very impressed by the number of sea life and...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

took my grand kids for the day. They had so much fun running around seeing and touching all the different things. Very interactive we will go again

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

It was the biggest aquarium we've been to with shows like the ones from sea world. It has also water works/ splash pad areas for kids which was a hit for my 5 y/o daughter. It's a little expensive but the smile on my daughter's...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I joined my daughter this summer and while we visited my sister in Rockport we decide to take the grandkids to the Aquarium in Corpus christi. I've always loved Corpus Christi. Driving over the bridge and and the view of the Aquarium and the Lexington...More

Thank Eva M
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

My first visit here. Love the Dolphin show, feeding the stingray, the turtles. Walking through the exhibits. Touching jelly fish. Had several people all through the exhibits explaining. Would recommend to anyone

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place. Can't wait to return! Also looks as if they are adding on and expanding. The exhibits were great staff, friendly, and the dolphins were a delight.

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Reviewed August 19, 2016

My children & I loved it! they have everything neatly planned out. We loved the dolphin show! We will be returning when we visit Corpus Christi again.

Thank lesliec562
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telisahall
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$34.95, I think.
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yatata6
March 30, 2018|
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We stayed at Hotel Deville and they offered discount tickets.
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michelle u
March 25, 2018|
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Response from TXStateAquarium | Property representative |
Hello, we only permit service animals inside the building.
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