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Address: 209 Central Ave, 209 Central Ave, 71901, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3527
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+1 501-624-3474

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Close encounters with lots of critters!

My family reunion of 20 visited here as a group. Our small kiddos liked petting the tortoise and iguana. Our college guys enjoyed each critter, large and small. We parents were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Kathy D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family reunion of 20 visited here as a group. Our small kiddos liked petting the tortoise and iguana. Our college guys enjoyed each critter, large and small. We parents were impressed that there was so much to see in one small single-story building.

Thank Kathy D
Bartlett, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a fun little aquarium - in the midst of renovation as they can make it happen. Was a fun visit to see fish, reptiles, and nice little gift shop.

Thank klinkd1
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is small, Dont have much in here. But the little kids loved it. Nice place to take a break and cool off from the heat.

Thank Vikki F
Salem, Missouri
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The aquarium is not that big, but has several different fish, reptiles, and insects. There is a nice gift shop up front. Its worth the admission price. Watch out for slowpoke!

Thank Steve W
Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Some of the fish were interesting, but the whole presentation of the fish and animals were rather lame and tacky. Not worth the money spent.

Thank Frank C
Niceville, Florida
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201 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We could tell from the outside that this attraction probably wasn't very large or extensive. We stopped in their very small gift shop and were able to see inside the door window to see that the aquarium seemed to consist mainly of fish aquariums not unlike what you might see in a pet store. We chose not to spend the... More 

Thank Sonworshipper
Crossett, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lots of interesting reptiles and fish. The guy who was at the front entrance was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

Thank melanieblueeyes
Bossier City, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

5 of us got in for 20 buck. Walk in door and total area of exhibit is 450 square feet at most. 20 or so tanks of fish, some lizards, bugs and few turtles. We were at least expecting to see a tank of native fish spieces. It ok for young kids they can see Nemo.

Thank Alan R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Cute little place, not a lot of things inside compared to larger places but we really enjoyed it. This is a good place to take kids if you aren't planning on spending a lot of money.

Thank Joyce H
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this aquarium yesterday. We were happy to find such a neat Attraction that didn't break the bank! I have been to many aquariums in the country. Although this one is smaller, it is one of my favorite! There were so many exhibited creatures that I had never seen before! Will definitely go back with the... More 

Thank Linda C

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