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Address: 701 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301-1094
Phone Number: +1 716-285-3575
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The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine...

The "First Inland Oceanarium" features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin.

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Aquarium of Niagara: Meet a Seal Experience
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The price for adults is $13, but the day we went their largest exhibit and centerpiece of the building, was under construction, so tickets were half off. There were 4 seals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ashley C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The price for adults is $13, but the day we went their largest exhibit and centerpiece of the building, was under construction, so tickets were half off. There were 4 seals outside in a small pool. The aquarium is small, especially with the huge seal tank emptied. We saw penguins, sharks, eels, corals, frogs, and a good variety of fish.... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin? The location doesn't seem safe by looking at that area and the aquarium has several cameras on the building facing the parking lot so that says it's a bad area for crime. The facility is old and needs updating and was too expensive for such a small pathetic place. I cried seeing the few (thankfully only... More 

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East Durham, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place looking for stuff to do in the area. The neighborhood around it didn't seem like the best of places but we were pleased with the aquarium itself. It was under renovation when we went so the big tank in the middle was drained but it was also half price entry to get in so wasn't a big... More 

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Jefferson, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint little aquarium isn't worth the ticket price. It is well kept and had a nice show, but that was an extra ticket to enter. If you have a need to get indoors out of the weather, I recommend it. A clean bathroom and cheap sodas are nice. Plus with only one door in or out, you could let... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought a combo pass at the Niagara US Visitor center and it was a good deal including the trolley. Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds, and the Aquarian and Discovery center. First of all, the aquarium had very few exhibits. There were a few seals, but they were not in the exhibit for more than 1/2 hour.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sea otters are the main attraction but it is so small other then the 15 minute sea otter show which is great. Just basic fish, jellyfish but there were penguins they definitely need a bigger habitat (which I think they in the process of building) price was 14 a piece. Took us maybe 30 minutes from walking in and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked the Sea Lion show. It is a must watch. People who would have not seen Sea Lions before will like this place.

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Milton, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has got to be the smallest aquarium I have ever visited in my life! You could go threw it in less than an hour. I love aquariums, but I would never recommend anyone go to this one. Sorry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife found it small but well worth it , staff very friendly and approachable found a lot of different fish species to look at as well as penguins and seals and a sealion up close .

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The aquarium is opposite to Niagara Gorge center accessible by crossing a overhead bridge. Aquarium is pretty small but well organized.

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