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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 87104-1615
Phone Number: +1 505-764-6200
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Actually has a decent set of displays, although the building is kind of small. Definitely worth an hour or two depending on how much reading you want to do.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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El Paso, Texas
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about this attraction from friends. Entrance fee is inexpensive and worth it. Aquarium is nice and we saw a lot of animals. The bug area was great as well. The toy trains they have set up will bring out the kid in you. They are decorating with lights for the Christmas season and I bet it's gonna... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually has a decent set of displays, although the building is kind of small. Definitely worth an hour or two depending on how much reading you want to do.

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Thank gregnx
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Albuquerque Aquarium is a wonderful place to visit, I enjoy watching all the different fish and sea life in the many aquariums. The large tank with sharks and sea turtles and the jellyfish tanks are my favorite

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Thank Christina B
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Even though small it's so clean and beautiful ! Can get crowded but the tanks are big enough so we can add

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Detroit, Michigan
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Better of the two on a ticket -- paired with the botanic garden (skip that!). Aquarium is small but does a nice job. Still expanding and don't have all attractions open yet.

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Thank Bernadette L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Small museum next to the botanical gardens. The admission price is for both venues otherwise I would not have gone into the aquarium. It is small but well done. The target audience is kids which is fine. I was pleasantly surprised to see many local families at the aquarium and the kids were clearly having a great time.

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Thank Chloe B
abq, nm
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

the best experience of my stay in ABQ is spending the night at the Aquarium and then getting up the next morning and feeding the bigger mammals and then getting quizzes and prizes and watching finding nemo wow all this is wonderful.

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Thank FabulousNMFoodie
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Biopark offers a multi dimensional experience , walking trails , waterfall , and a variety oftrees and flowers . There is a Japanese Garden , a Healing garden. a farm with homestead and animals , two Biosperes , a Chidren's park of a Dragon's lair with walk through garden vegetables and a maze . There is a seasonal Butterfly... More 

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Thank janiebis
Moab, Utah
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17 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The bio park was outstanding the butterfly exhibit was very very good. there were plenty to see and take photos of. The plant life through out the part was well marked it was great value for the money. The aquarium though it was small did have a good selection of fish and it is worth the trip especially for family... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very interesting, educational, and fun. I am glad we visited the aquarium. It also seems to be very family and kid friendly.

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