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Downtown Aquarium

#25 of 255 things to do in Denver Features Animals
700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Nice Aquarium, skip the extras

The Aquarium itself is pretty decent, but small compared to some of the bigger city aquariums. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fort Morgan, Colorado
via mobile
Fantastic experience, great for young kids

One of the best aquariums we have been to, great for people of all ages. All indoors so a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bob M
Sarasota, Florida
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This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211-5210
+1 303-561-4450
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Aquarium itself is pretty decent, but small compared to some of the bigger city aquariums. I really enjoyed the exhibits with the North American native fish. The walk thru tunnel with all the sting rays was fantastic as you get to see the undersides....More

Thank 1girl0ntheg0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best aquariums we have been to, great for people of all ages. All indoors so a great place to go when the weather is not great for outdoor activities. The aquatic life enclosures are amazingly well done, you are right next to...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've now seen several animals at private family meet n greets. Totally worth the cost. Sea otters, porcupine, armadillo, serval, bingturong, sloth. Then we walk through the aquarium & have lunch. Makes for a very lovely outing. Great place to bring visitors from out of...More

Thank HotGamerGrrl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was very disappointed by the Aquarium. Not worth the time and money. The fish tanks were dirty and to crowded

Thank Anezka A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I decided to take the family to the Denver Aquarium while visiting them on our vacation. At times it was a little crowded, for the example- during the mermaid show. My 6 year old granddaughter absolutely loved it! Both grandkids enjoyed petting and feeding the...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took our grandchildren. Their pricing is about the same as other area attractions. We really enjoyed all of the tanks of fish, beautiful displays and the added surprises such as a bengal tiger, several tropical birds and other aquatic area animals....More

Thank Lucodo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this place! This is our 3rd time going here in about the past 10 years. Worth the money, fun, educational, take as little or as long as you care to.

Thank countrylife77
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent the afternoon here with my preschooler. I thought it was going to be a little larger but the displays are nicely done. Lots of variety of fish, mermaids, sharks, sting ray feeding/petting, and even a tiger. Took about 1.5 hours to go through...More

Thank Amanda T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved the aquarium, not the movie theater. The aquarium was wonderful, interesting, several kinds of exhibits, closes with the sharks, nice nice nice. For the same price we had access to a documentary 4D in the movie theater right in front of the aquarium. The...More

Thank cocoloustaunau
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My son loved it!! So well done with the landscape was unreal!! You get to touch stingrays and a great attraction for kids especially little ones!!!

Thank Katie A
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Juan R
3 July 2017|
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Response from Trish W | Reviewed this property |
Only service animals allowed
6 June 2017|
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Response from mchllsur | Reviewed this property |
Go to the children's museum or the zoo or the museum of nature and science or anyplace but here, takes 20 min to walk through, everything is overpriced, the movie we we t to wasn't even 15 min....much better things to do in... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle R | Reviewed this property |
No it was $7 when we were there