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National Aquarium, Baltimore, Baltimore
(3.8/5 based on 4,800+ reviews on the web)
Constructed during a 1980s period of urban renewal, National Aquarium, Baltimore 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, Baltimore and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This place is special for children, but for the older too, by the implied variety of species, with wide aisles (although perhaps in summer can be small), a good restaurant which is the typical American sodas and sandwiches, pizza and hot dogs, with average prices, but with the plus of having a salad bar. The ticket prices can be high, but I think that it is worthwhile. As opportunities for improvement this more interactive sections, like the jellyfish, free dolphin show is more an explanation while the power and check the animals.
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  • A must see, but pricey! Great places to visit if you are a BOA customer you can get discount or free tickets to other attractions near by. But we really enjoyed the visit. I would Definitely go again! 
  • It's our second time here while visiting. We splurged on a behind-the-scenes tour and Alan, our guide, was wonderful. Had lots of time to ask questions. Very much enjoyed our time. The octopus was act...  more »