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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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Discover the amazing underwater world of the Texas State Aquarium! Thousands of animals representing over 320 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.The Texas State Aquarium Association is a not-for-profit, educational institution that does not receive any city, state, or federal funding for its operations. 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's Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Program is federally permitted and operates under rigorous standards established by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Each year, thousands of protected, endangered or threatened species along the Texas coast become ill or injured. Most are brought to our facility with problems caused directly or indirectly by humans. The goal of the Texas State Aquarium's Second Chances Program is to rehabilitate, and whenever possible, return the animals to their natural environment. 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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  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402-1097
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much too see! My friends enjoyed it. Outdoor exhibits were nice, beautiful weather, kids play area so clean. Food court was excellent and very friendly staff.More

Thank VirginiaC393
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad to see that you loved the huge variety of sights and experiences available here, and even better, that you had a great meal in our Pepsi Shoreline Grill and that you received some great customer service! We hope we can welcome you again...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my son, daughter -in -law and 2 grandkids ages 11&15. The new exhibit is awesome. A Sloth, an iguana and brilliantly colored birds have free range of the Yucatán exhibit. Many different animals are also on display. And the new enormous tank with a...More

Thank STXmom
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're so happy to see that you enjoyed your visit here and loved so many of our exhibits and other experiences, both in the new Caribbean Journey and in our Gulf of Mexico exhibits. Combined, we now have over 460 species on display! Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you or your child loves movies like Finding Nemo or the like, then this is the place to be. Complete with many fish tanks showing off many creatures from various parts of the world, including sea otters, jellyfish, and dolphins, this place is also...More

Thank TexFlyers
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so glad you enjoyed our amazing exhibits featuring over 460 species, plus our other experiences like the wildlife presentations held every half hour. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was great and because it was the off season our parking and waiting in line experience was good. We literally parked across the street and there wasn’t a single line. The shark show is fun and has some of the same cool details...More

Thank REBECCA W
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you had a great time! Regardless of the season, we always do our best to expedite our ticketing experience to get our guests inside to enjoy the Aquarium as soon as possible! We're very happy you enjoyed seeing so many of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

TSA had more fish, and critters in a small location than I have ever seen. All exhibits are clean, well stocked - - large schools of fish Dolphin show was good and had lots of trainers and interaction with crowd. Other outside exhibits were fabulous....More

Thank Robert G
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing those photos and we're so glad you had a wonderful time. With presentations available every half-hour, more than 13,000 animals representing more than 460 species, plus attractions like the H-E-B Splash Park and the Whataburger 4-Dimension Theater, we always strive to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! There is so much to 👀 see! Beautiful plants, interesting animals, the fish and sea animals are intriguing! I loved the dolphins! Definitely a place to go!More

Thank Angel K
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! From reading your review, it seems had a wonderful time, which we're very happy to see. We did notice, however, that your rating was only two stars out of five, which we hope wasn't representative of your experience! If you'd like to provide more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My granddaughter had her 2 and 3 year birthday party here. The service is great, the kids love the dolphins that you watch out of the birthday party room. Good activities and room is set up very well and good service.

Thank Glynis S
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad we could welcome you and your grandaughter for a birthday party here and that everyone had a fantastic time! We hope we can welcome you all again soon for more great experiences!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience must see the dolphins were very cool. Staff was friendly. Price was a little high. No crowd. Would recommendMore

Thank Tillman B
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so happy you loved your experience here observing and interacting with our amazing marine life, including Liko, Schooner, Shadow, and Kai the bottlenose dolphins. It's also so great to see you received some fantastic customer service from our friendly and knowledgeable staff. As a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice collection of all types of fish, and the rest of sea creatures to many to write it down. very good facilities, and services. I recommended.

Thank Jose S
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you loved seeing and experience all of the fish and other fascinating marine life here at the Aquarium. We hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place. My sister had her wedding here and I wasn't sure what to expect. It was very nice, simple yet elegant. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We even had our own private dolphin show.More

Thank FlyGirl129
TXStateAquarium, Manager at Texas State Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed attending one of our beautiful weddings at the Aquarium; we love providing our wedding couples and their guests with an unforgettable experience! We're so glad to see you not only enjoyed the scenery but received some fantastic service from our...More

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It’s included in the entry fee.
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No, but sea world San Antonio does
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