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National Aquarium, Baltimore

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Constructed during a 1980s period of urban renewal, National Aquarium shelters more than 17,000 marine animals, representing 750 different species. Dedicated to inspiring conservation of the world's diminishing aquatic treasures and disseminating information about the pressing issues facing endangered habitats around the globe, the aquarium offers educational programs suitable for visitors of all ages. You can learn about the dangers threatening the planet's rain forests and coral reefs, or visit the marine mammal pavilion to observe Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, most of which were born in captivity. Save a little time for the sea cliffs exhibit, housing several species of seabirds. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Baltimore holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I haven't been to a lot of aquariums, but this one was great! Children and adults would love this place! It had plenty to see and the dolphin training was very entertaining. Great views of the harbor ...  more »
  • This is one of the must-see attractions of Baltimore. More than an aquarium, the site allows interactions with various animals and adds knowledge about various species of fish and aquatic mammals.
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  • The National Aquarium in Baltimore is a secret gem undiscovered by the citizens of Baltimore. I have lived in Baltimore all my life and it took me over 10 years to discover this attraction.  more »