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ABQ BioPark Aquarium

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Neighbourhood: West Old Town
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Address: 2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
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+1 505-764-6200
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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This aquarium was amazingly good! Many different tanks with sea creatures and crustaceans. Great for kids and adults of all ages. We spent about two hours there, but I could have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kris E
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Salida, Colorado
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Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Combo ticket with the Garden. The Aquarium is a waste of time. Various areas not well marked. This was a waste of time and money. Very few exhibits and very few fish. It has a lot of positive reviews but not sure why. Time and money better spent visiting the zoo or the other attractions in Albuquerque.

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Thank NotABuckeye
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is nice, but to me it always seems small. The real attraction in my opinion is the actual surrounding park. It is gorgeous year round. Lots of walking but it feels easy because of the surrounding beauty. Very well maintained.

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Thank katethegreat961
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to visit anytime if year. The fish and jellyfish are all memorizing, My grandson (who is not even 2 years of age) tries to tell me everything about the exhibits. He loves this place!

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Thank John F
Pitman, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and do. I did not expect to see the variety of Atlantic and pacific fish I saw. It was very well presented.

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Thank willpfeiff
Roswell, New Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquarium is a family favorite! The kids love the sharks and fish, mom Loves the jelly fish! We always have a wonderful time

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Salida, Colorado
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This aquarium was amazingly good! Many different tanks with sea creatures and crustaceans. Great for kids and adults of all ages. We spent about two hours there, but I could have stayed longer, I Particularly enjoyed the jellyfish tank and the stingray tanks,

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Thank Kris E
Clemmons, North Carolina
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325 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Albuquerque Aquarium, located in the Biopark, is a fun and educational spot to visit year-round. The entrance fee goes to support a number of great conservation and educational projects, and the aquarium itself is interesting and has a variety of exhibits. I always enjoy learning about native water life in whatever area I happen to be visiting, so I... More 

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Lafayette, California
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162 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat for a traveler or native of the area. I thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent at the BioPark Aquarium. It was interesting, fun and a great place to spend a few hours.

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Thank markltennis
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Such a wonderful variety of colorful native and exotic fish. I love the stingray pool. Also sharks and barracuda behind a full wall of glass. And the glass tunnel to walk through where you see fish on both sides as well as overhead. The docents are helpful and if your timing is right they will introduce you to the touching... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Albuquerque BioPark Aquarium is one of the smaller aquariams we've visited, but it was very well organized and presented. There were many varieties of water life with good lighting to clearly see them, both from above and below. We visited in January when the crowds were small, so I suspect that during the summer the facility would be a... More 

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