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Tennessee Aquarium

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Address: 1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated...

More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.

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love the sharks

nicely done, doesn't take too long to enjoy/ went when children were there for field trip and still had a very good time.

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Conyers, Georgia
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a nice aquarium but we happened to go on the day the elementary schools attended..so being seniors we were watching out for kids running and playing around..not much supervision

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Conyers, Georgia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

nicely done, doesn't take too long to enjoy/ went when children were there for field trip and still had a very good time.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited with my dad and the aquarium was amazing. We got the IMAX theater experience and enjoyed watching the Wild Africa movie. We also included the boat ride with our ticket which I would recommend. We also enjoyed the aquarium itself. It is spacious so if you have wheelchairs or strollers you will be fine. Also, every aquarium staff... More 

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Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are two separate buildings included. Admissions good all day, so you can visit one building, go get lunch or do something downtown, and come back to the other building later. Which is really nice. Every time we come, I change my mind about which building is my favorite. Otters, penguins, lemurs, sharks. Lots of fun!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decide to make this a part of the Chattanooga experience. We thought the aquarium was nicely done. It is divided into two buildings and very well laid out. We enjoyed the aquarium very much. Lots to see in regard to marine life, a great variety of fish and educational information. The only downfall was that there were 16 groups of... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first trip to Chattanooga. We were SO impressed by how CLEAN & friendly the city was !!! Loved the layout of the aquarium!!!! Amazing & Beautiful ! Highly recommend anyone to visit!!! 🦈🐠🐋🐊🦋

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Rose Bud, Arkansas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This aquarium is the best I have visited. There is plenty of exhibits and the staff is very friendly. The place is very clean. The only suggestion I have is go during the week and early before all the school kids get there.

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Thank Chester D
Hixson, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With a great educational experience of local fish to sharks, gators , frogs, and butterflies. It is an experience you will never forget. And if you are local or visit often consider the annual family pass it is well worth it.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not an inexpensive visit, so we bought a family membership. Now we can come back again, without paying for tickets. This is aquarium also has penguins and fresh water giant fish. Wear comfortable walking shoes, be prepared to have a day of walking. There is parking nearby, also at a cost. There are twenty restaurants in walking distance. They have... More 

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Brant Lake, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Within walking distance from our hotel Such a variation of species Butterfly garden Fish of all kinds Alligators, lemers, penguins I was so impressed

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