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ABQ BioPark Aquarium

Features Animals
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small but a fun few hours

The aquarium is fun but the large shark tank at the end is a pretty fun place to sit and watch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico

This is a small but nice aquarium. I had small kids with me so the size was perfect. We rode the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy C
Magnolia, Texas
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New otter exhibit advertised but no sign of otters — and no touch pools as mentioned on their website. You also aren’t allowed to touch the stingrays/mantas as mentioned on website. Rather boring & not worth the price. Took my 16yr old and 6yr old...small...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is fun but the large shark tank at the end is a pretty fun place to sit and watch everything swimming around.

Thank juwaraba
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but very nice, well kept aquarium. Especially nice that the ticket includes the Gardens. On a hot day the aquarium was a lovely respite from the heat.

Thank TrainsRFun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the aquarium on a dual pass with the botanical gardens. The aquarium is small but had nice exhibits and we really enjoyed the tube walk through. Definately recommend a visit to the aquarium and botanical gardens.

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small but nice aquarium. I had small kids with me so the size was perfect. We rode the train over from the zoo. The kids really liked the shark tank and the sting ray tank. It does not take long to go...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice aquarium, but won't hold your interest for very long. It is best done in conjunction with a visit to the botanical gardens next door.

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with a lot to see. The sharks & turtles were the best bit but would’ve liked the place to be a bit bigger.

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While smaller than many aquariums that we have visited, the exhibits are well done and the tanks clean. There is some rennovation going on, e.g. the otter exhibit is closed. It certainly is worth a visit in conjunction with the Biopark gardens (admission includes both).

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent about an hour walking through and looking at all the exhibits. The exhibits were well maintained. We bought a combo senior ticket which included the gardens.

Thank Bj M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking through this small aquarium. We had the combo tickets so had been to the zoo also, although we skipped to botanic garden because it was so hot. If we had not gone to the zoo as well, it would probably not have...More

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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 Clay S | 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.
Kim B
17 July 2015|
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Response from kimm530 | Reviewed this property |
There are several parks included at the Biopark. Aquarium, zoo and a botanical garden. You can pick any one, or buy a combo ticket and see them all in a day. Prices range from $20 for adults to $6 for children, this is for... More