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Albuquerque Biological Park

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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
+1 505-764-6200
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The Biological Park houses the botanic gardens and the aquarium. Both were worth the visit and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mcnaught2018
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Bloomington, Indiana
Beautiful gardens well worth visiting

Beautiful gardens showing various types of plants from different regions od the world. Miniature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Max B
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Park complex offering three main sections the whole family can enjoy: Albuquerque Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden and Rio Grande Zoo.
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
West Old Town
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+1 505-764-6200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Biological Park houses the botanic gardens and the aquarium. Both were worth the visit and the aquarium was particularly focused on ecological issues and a most effective way..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens showing various types of plants from different regions od the world. Miniature train great to hold kiss interest. Well worth spending time there.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased the combo ticket which gave us access to the zoo, aquarium, botanical gardens and the train. Due to reciprocity with our zoo we received 50% off admission. I would have paid full price. A wonderful combination of venues. Each was wonderful and very...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went in the middle of the day, so a lot of the animals, especially the big cats, were napping. The "enclosures" seem small for some of the animals, elephants, hippos, rhinos. A volunteer was walking around with a screech owl and talking about the...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Spring is definitely springing with the bulbs up and several early plants. Saw two hummingbirds so they are almost home again!

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

They are doing construction, so~ 20% of the zoo is blocked off. But it's a good zoo for a small city, and a good way to pay off the kids at the end a vacation week of trading off between museum days and hiking days....More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This zoo is well curated and beautiful. The kids had a great time and we were able to see so many animals that were on exhibit. It looks like they are constructing a number of new exhibits, so my guess is that this will be...More

Thank Kimberly J
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Bio Park which is always one of my favorite things to do. The price is reasonable and its a plus when you have an El Paso Zoo membership you get a good discount.

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We made an impromptu visit to Albuquerque and heard a lot of good things about the Biological Park. We spent the good part of our day there and loved the zoo and aquarium - there was so much to see. We did eat there at...More

Thank Paula K
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We visited the park in February, so a lot of the plants were dormant. However, we were able to appreciate the serenity of the location during our one hour walk. Will definitely want to visit again in the bloom of spring or summer!

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MAMAvarela1212
September 10, 2016|
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Response from 44dave56 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether a NM resident or not. $9 for a single attraction for adults $12.50 if not a NM resident for a single attraction.
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suraksha
September 3, 2015|
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Response from celinap | Reviewed this property |
There is not a hotel at the botanical gardens. So, not sure what hotel you're talking about, but Albuquerque does have a pretty good bus system.
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Bxndsxnxmx
June 20, 2015|
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Response from CClifford505 | Reviewed this property |
If you are from out of state the combo tickets form Zoo,aquarium, and botanical gardens is about 20 dollars for adult and about 6 for 12 yrs and under. Tickets a little less for just the zoo or aquarium. Worth the price for... More
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