Atlantic City Aquarium

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800 N. New Hampshire Ave.

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Zoos and Aquariums Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
3.8scorecard
  • 4.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Sitting along the Absecon Inlet, the Atlantic City Aquarium features a variety of interactive exhibits the kids will enjoy. You can touch sharks, stingrays and coral and see other creatures like piranhas, terrapins, iguanas and moon jellies. Other noteworthy exhibits include Ocean Oddities and a Tropical Rainforest. Plus, just outside the aquarium, you'll find a host of restaurants and shops, as well as kiosks for boat rides and cruises around the harbor. 

Visitors say that while this is a small aquarium, it's entertaining for younger children (especially the touch tanks) and also good for a rainy day activity. Travelers say the staff here is knowledgeable and friendly, too.

The Atlantic City Aquarium is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission costs $8 for adults and $4 for kids ages 5 to 12. to check the website for more details. 

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