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Downtown Aquarium

Features Animals
410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
+1 866-418-3474
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USD 49.95*
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Houston's Aquarium features sea life from around the world.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of great things to see here. The aquariums are beautiful. The sharks, tigers & stingrays are fun. The food is okay but a little pricey for what you get. Lots of tourists and their families were there.

Thank Kcole1969
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a cool place to take the kids! If you enjoy the zoo you are going to love this place! They have lots of fishes, a white tiger and sting rays you can pet! Bring a good amount of cash and come early.

Thank Dhitwyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot to do. We love the shark exhibit. I could just ride it all day long. The 100' ferris wheel is pretty breath taking when you get stuck on the top. The little kids love the splash pad. There are white tigers inside, which...More

Thank mrsprim2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

the kids were entertained by the exhibits but wanted to buy everything in the store that you must pass through to exit the building! the Siberian Tigers live in a marble and glass habitat. I don't get that but many visitors are thrilled by this...More

Thank Kiki P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium because it was part of the Citypass that we purchased ahead of time, which I highly recommend purchasing if you will be visiting Houston for more than 4 days. It was too cold to enjoy the amusement park part of the...More

Thank RN_Lilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Snow in Houston! We decided against going to the zoo as planned and thought the Downtown Aquarium would be a better alternative. Glad we gave it a try. It's set up with some very nice effects to make you feel like you've entered an underwater...More

Thank JudyDianne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here numerous times, with and without children, and there's nothing like dinner at the Aquarium. The 2 story aquarium goes through th center of the dinning areas, so you have full view of some extremely fascinating fish, sharks, stingrays and more. They also...More

Thank TonyHaywardisme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a happy to say we loved the Aquarium been there with our children many years back and now we took our grandbabies. Great place nice restaurant and lots to see.

Thank Seleta B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner before a show at the Hobby Center. Restaurant is very close distance to Hobby Center but watch the parking. Aquarium parking is $8. Hobby Center parking is separate. The aquarium in the center of the restaurant is fun to watch and...More

Thank 1Jett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We greatly enjoyed looking at the well stocked Downtown Aquarium. The food was well presented and tasty. The service was friendly and timely. We took a ride on the Ferris Wheel after dinner. The Valet parking was convenient.

Thank Mark E
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
You do not need a jacket. It is about 74 degrees inside
6 October 2016|
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Response from Dylan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but at least it is covered parking!
28 July 2016|
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Response from HTownTraveler71 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing anything.