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Tennessee Aquarium

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1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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More than 9,000 animals swim, fly and crawl through this aquarium dedicated to educating visitors about freshwater ecosystems.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh water” (314 reviews)
“butterfly garden” (228 reviews)
“ocean journey” (206 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
1 Broad St, Aquarium Plaza, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1023
+1 800-262-0695
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice set up, winding one's way through the facility. A little confusing though as building names were not accurate. Land mammals and some river life in ocean building and some ocean life in river building.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Compared to the Georgia Aquarium this one felt downright spacious. I never felt claustrophobic due to large crowds of people and the flow was great. Lots to see and very educational!

Thank agashi24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited on a Thursday and arrived around 12:30 PM. Neither of us had ever been here before so that's why we decided to visit. Tickets for adults are $29.95 which I personally think is a little steep for what this aquarium...More

Thank ashlynboulton
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Grandkids loved our visit to the Aquarium. Favorite things were the butterfly exhibit, penguins, otters and the large ocean tank with turtles and sharks. Also thought it was fun to touch the crabs and stingrays.

Thank PeachBelle8288
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my great niece and nephew on a weekday, they loved it. Not only local fish, but lots of exotic fish. Very educational. I would suggest it for any family.

Thank Mac278
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is pretty cool! Young or old doesn't matter. It is split between 2 buildings and I would say takes a minimum of 2 hrs to go through. You have in and out privileges all day so that is nice as well as we...More

1  Thank M P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love the Tennessee Aquarium!!! We had a great day there today. Everything we saw was in good repair and the exhibits were clean and attractive, as always. All the staff members we came in contact with were friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Acharbonnet
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful place, but if you have small children and can afford it, I recommend season passes. As beautiful and interesting as it is, its soooo many fish. Smaller kids would really do well with a few smaller trips instead of all in one go. They...More

Thank Cecily C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Four of us visited on a weekday. The exhibits and explanatory signs are interesting, and a few live presentations were well-attended, though the acoustics and sound amplification made them hard to follow. In several instances the charts showing photos and names of the fish, the...More

Thank poetsspouse
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family spent the day at the Aquarium and truly loved it! Awesome both salt and fresh water exhibits! Hope to make it back again someday! Parking bites though!

1  Thank Doug S
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Joshnbrandy W
12 June 2017|
Response from Soccalover45 |
29.95 for adults. 18.95 for kids ages 3-12 and 2 and under are free.
25 May 2017|
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Response from luisandmarierod | Reviewed this property |
There are options. Hubby and I got the member and 1 guest, I think it's called: an entire year where either of us can go! I didn't feel pressured that first day to try and see a lot, since I knew I can come back at my... More
Donna B
16 May 2017|
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Response from Julie M | Reviewed this property |
The butterfly exhibit is really nice! Butterflies abound and land directly on visitors.