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Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium

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The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (Huntsman) is a registered, private, not-for-profit research and science-based teaching institution located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The hands-on school programs have engaged over 45,000 students - ranging...more
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1 Lower Campus Rd, Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 2L7, Canada
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+1 506-529-1200
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All reviews seal feeding sea horses touch tank salmon sea cucumbers fun to watch feeding times rainy day behind the scenes interactive displays marine life new building all ages a huge hit knowledgeable staff clams great place to visit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a rainy day and we where glad we did. The staff are informative and helpful, many different items of interest to look at. Easy to find with plenty of parking

Thank RGB25
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A neat aquarium to visit. It features the marine science of the area. It was raining hard one day and we decided to drop in. Very reasonable prices, hands on tank, and static displays. We took 2 hours to tour the facility. The on site...More

Thank fred r
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had a great time looking at the animals and fish. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and we enjoyed his company. There were many different fish to look at and the descriptions were very helpful. I enjoyed the touch tanks. The ghost lobster that had...More

Thank Z441VQnicolem
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Focus of this aquarium is on the marine life just out the door in the Bay of Fundy. They have a good touch pool and regular feedings of salmon, sea horses and the two seals who live at the aquarium. Good for both kids and...More

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I have many fond memories of visiting this aquarium as my daughter grew up. Now it is even better due to recent investments in the facility.

Thank NBTraveller68
Reviewed 17 September 2018

You can come to this newly renovated museum and learn something new each time! The touch Tank is always a favourtie as well as the feeding of the seals.

Thank Curiosity455120
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We spent a few hours at the Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium in Saint Andrews a few weeks ago while on a family adventure. We had heard good things about the place so we checked it out. Our daughter loved the touch tank with all the...More

Thank JGDynamo
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Glad to hear your whole family enjoyed themselves!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The aquarium and staff delivered comprehensive information about local water animals and the history of the area. It's a good place to learn and satisfy one's curiosity through viewing, touching, listening, and reading.

Thank rose7891
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you, both for your review, and your visit.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We ended up here with the kids on a rainy day. It is a good rainy day activity, however, it was a little disappointing. It only take about an hour to have a good visit and that includes a sea horse feeding. The touch tank...More

Thank SariStew
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We're glad you came but sorry it did not live up to your expectations.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were really excited for this stop and were fooled by all the large buildings like another reviewer. It was expensive for what it was and took us less than an hour to all be ready to leave (and that was a stretch). The best...More

Thank dieselnator
HuntsmanMarine, Manager at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Sorry to hear it was a disappointing experience for you. The water is first pumped from the Bay, yes, but then extensively filtered and recirculated. If you are interested in our systems you might have enjoyed an hour long Behind the Scenes tour. Maybe next...More

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JudyJ59
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Response from HuntsmanMarine | Property representative |
Hi Judy, As the manager, I would be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium. I am sure you have already checked the Tripavisor reviews, I do do my best to respond to each of... More
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