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ABQ BioPark Aquarium

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Unique Collection

Although small, this museum sports a unique array of live water creatures: giant clam, nautilus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn B
United States
Family Favorite

The BioPark Aquarium was our favorite part of our BioPark visit. Although not very large, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
West Old Town
+1 505-764-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although small, this museum sports a unique array of live water creatures: giant clam, nautilus, clownfish with anemone, dragonfish, and nurse sharks are only a handful of animals in their collection. They do endorse the evolutionist and global-warming theories, but also explain the dangers of...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BioPark Aquarium was our favorite part of our BioPark visit. Although not very large, the exhibits were well done with plenty of information supplied. We liked the fish "tunnel" and the other exhibits that were floor to ceiling windows into the lives of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here while killing time before our flight out. The entry fee includes both the aquarium and the botanical garden. Both were fun to visit. The roses in the garden were so fragrant. If you are a senior, the price is half the regular...More

Thank StephenC2540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the entry fee, I expected a bit of a bigger aquarium but this place was quite small. We took our time, read every exhibit, had the kids search for certain fish in the bigger tanks and we still got out of there in an...More

Thank Kim U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly arrived while cleaning was going on. Over half of the aquarium was blocked off. If that wasn't bad enough, the person cleaning was gabbing with a security guard regarding kombucha. Seriously+ The otters are darling but with that being one of the few accessibly...More

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This aquarium was AWESOME. Very small, but extremely varied. It reminded me of a mini-version of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. At the entrance, the lady asked if we had been to the zoo, which we had. She asked if we still had our receipt, which...More

Thank Global_Travel_Tales
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is a rather small aquarium but they do a good job with what they have. Definitely kid-friendly with lots of information and activities targeting the little ones. It’s also inexpensive so very family-oriented.

Thank BrainsLink
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Aquarium is small, but has a nice variety of sea critters, including some sharks. There were several volunteers walking around and sharing interesting information about the fish. We were there in time to see them feed the sharks. Our ticket also included a visit...More

Thank kiery7
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I thought the aquarium would be so much bigger. Focus was on sharks and rays. Otters were the best part as you could see them from under water as well as top side. Seahorse tank was nice. Doesn't take long to visit this aquarium.

Thank rowe37690
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We had one day extra in Old Town Albuquerque so we went to the Aquarium and gardens. The aquarium was informative and interesting. The main attraction had to be the huge shark tank. There must have been 6 sharks maybe 8-12 feet long. There also...More

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Edna J
12 August 2018|
Response from ClayS172 | Reviewed this property |
I would double check their website. They do offer discounts.
Mark M
30 September 2017|
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Response from NativeAngelena | Reviewed this property |
It's possible, but it depends on what kind of experience you want. You can just run through everything real quick if you want to rush. I like to take more time to see things. You'll probably miss the scheduled feedings of... More
Mari B
14 August 2016|
Response from ClayS172 | Reviewed this property |
Different prices for in state and out of state. Also different prices if you visit multiple parks. The website said to bring a utility bill. 2 and under are free.