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“Quaint Little Acquarium”

Atlantic City Aquarium Historic Gardner's Basin
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McElhattan, Pennsylvania, United States
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53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Quaint Little Acquarium”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We looked online, and wondered why it was only $8 ea. admission. We got there and realized it was very small, but definitely a great thing to do on a rainy Monday! And, you can pet sharks! What more could you ask for? We enjoyed it very much. No crowd and we could move around at our leisure. There are 3 floors to view. Not too bad.

Visited April 2014
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philadelphia area
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153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
“Small but reasonable”
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We were here on a rainy Saturday in March so the weather was pretty miserable and I figured it would be packed. Luckily, there were others there but never like we felt squashed (something that often happens at the Camden and Baltimore aquariums.) The animals aren't amazing but its great for kids because 1. its relatively cheap 2. they won't get bored before you finish 3. there's things to touch.
I don't recommend going to the 3rd floor unless its a really nice day out. There's nothing much to see and its mostly outdoors. So it's almost a waste of a floor.
If you are there on a nice day, there are many picnic tables and it also is adjacent to a pier which could be a nice walk if you're tired of the Boardwalk.

Visited March 2014
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Mississauga, Canada
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Small but lots to see”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I have been to this aquarium twice now. It is fairly small but they have many interesting tanks and two touch tanks. Compared to the larger aquariums I find that you can get closer to the animals and not feel rushed. My favorite is definitely the baby ray tank on the second floor. $8 admission for adults.

Visited March 2014
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Lake Wales, Florida
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177 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Nice little aquarium”
Reviewed 18 March 2014

The aquarium is worth the visit. It is in a very nice spot in Atlantic City. There are some nice views from the 3rd floor. The employees are very friendly and helpful.

Visited March 2014
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Newark, Delaware
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Small like two town houses but friendly staff”
Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

Place is very small but that's why is only $8 to get in. Mostly fish, turtle, snake, and sting ray. Don't expect whales or dolphin. Got a 3rd floor displays helmet for underwater welding. Friendly staff who cares about the local businesses and animals.

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