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Tennessee Aquarium

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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh water” (319 reviews)
“butterfly garden” (231 reviews)
“ocean journey” (207 reviews)
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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The aquarium is spread over two buildings that are next to each other. We paid $120 for two entrance fees to the aquarium + two for the boat ride. We arrived at 11:00 did two hours of the aquarium then met the boat at 13:00...More

Thank digger2007
Reviewed 3 days ago

This year I had a summer pass. I went 4 times. Each time I brought different grandchildren for their Birthday. My favorite are the penguins.

Thank rachmoore214
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed a busy day at the Aquarium. The displays were well done and interesting. Special sessions without the day in addition to the exhibits kept us busy all day. We chose only Imax, and could have used all our time at...More

Thank TomGallatin_TN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our grandkids loved this place, it is not as top-notch as Atlanta, but still very very good. We especially enjoyed the fresh-water section. You don't see that in many of the aquariums. Our kids especially liked the special events. Be sure to go early to...More

Thank jelh47
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been to aquariums in many cities and this one probably tops them all. It is two separate buildings, one for salt water and oceans and one for fresh water including rivers. It is laid out so you start on floor 4 and work...More

Thank deadlegsone
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice way to spend the day with family. One building for river life, one building for ocean life. Tickets are good for the day so we did half in the morning, had lunch downtown, then did the rest afterwards.

Thank JGuyne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our visit. We loved seeing all the well.displayed water life. We became excited as children looking around everywhere.alittle pricey to go very often but definitely worth visiting.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Florida, one might ask: "Why visit an aquarium in Tennessee?" And the answer would be--"Don't miss it!" I had heard great things about the aquarium, but was never in the vicinity to visit. Luckily, this time I was. Have visited the one in...More

Thank FloridaVol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took family from out of town to the aquarium. We enjoyed all the exhibits especially the ones that allowed us to interact as well as to converse with docents. Be sure to allowed plenty of time to see the freshwater and saltwater exhibits.

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aquarium needs to be on your list if you are visiting Chattanooga! Lots of fish, sea life, frogs,snakes, alligators, stingrays.... lots of things for the kids to interact with! You can easily spend 2 to 3 hours looking at different things because their are...More

Thank DJCIllinois
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Joshnbrandy W
12 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
25 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.