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Downtown Aquarium Denver Tickets

Gaze at 500+ animal species inhabiting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits!

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Downtown Denver Aquarium FAQ

Downtown Aquarium Denver has a parking lot located across the street from the facility, which takes both card and cash.

If you plan to dine at the aquarium restaurant, the restaurant will validate your parking pass if you eat after 6 PM. Please bring your parking card into the restaurant with you.

Yes, you can bring in outside food and drinks into the aquarium. However, the following items are prohibited in the garden area:

  • Hard and soft coolers
  • Bottled water
  • Glass containers
  • Food (such as sandwiches, meals, snacks etc.)
  • Off-premise alcohol

Additionally, you may not leave the Downtown Aquarium with alcohol that was purchased at the aquarium dining areas.

If you'd prefer, there are dining areas inside the Downtown Aquarium Denver, including a restaurant on the 1st floor.

With over 1 million gallons of underwater worlds to explore, you could easily spend all day.

To fully experience everything the aquarium has to offer, including a Mystic Mermaid performance and stingray meet-and-greets, plan to spend at least 2-3 hours.

Tickets overview

  • Downtown Aquarium Denver houses over 1 million gallons of underwater exhibits

  • Home to 500+ species of marine animals, including fish and reptiles, as well as coral and aquatic plants

  • Explore the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank and enjoy a show at the 4D cinema

  • Dine under the sea at the Aquarium Restaurant, the Dive Lounge, and the Nautilus Ballroom

There's no better way to experience the ocean deep in a landlocked state than with tickets to Downtown Aquarium Denver.

There's plenty to see and do for all age groups, including a 4D cinema, an aquatic-themed carousel, and dozens of exhibits to explore.

Find the right Downtown Aquarium Denver tickets for you:

  • Gain basic entry and explore 500+ marine species featured in habitats that reach from the tropical rainforest to the chilly arctic waters

  • Combine admission to both the Downtown Aquarium Denver and other nearby attractions with a city pass

  • Service animals are welcome in most areas of the aquarium; animals are not allowed on rides or inside predator exhibits

  • The aquarium is wheelchair accessible

  • Strollers are available to rent at the front desk

  • Some rides may have height restrictions, which will be posted at each ride

  • Some rides may be out of service due to inclement weather

Downtown Aquarium Denver reviews

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3 reviews
Kelli,  United States United States
30 Dec 2023
The Denver Aquarium is great. My son loves all the exhibits! The only thing I would suggest is having a clearer explanation when it comes to buying tickets or just checking in with prepaid. Very...
The Denver Aquarium is great. My son loves all the exhibits! The only thing I would suggest is having a clearer explanation when it comes to buying tickets or just checking in with prepaid. Very confusing 😕
Downtown Aquarium Denver
Landon,  United States United States
20 Feb 2024
To many people all at once didn’t really have time or patience to look at anything.. I’ve been coming here sense I was a baby it’s just so sad that you can’t even take it all in and enjoy it..
Downtown Aquarium Denver
27 Feb 2024
Customer service has given me a refund on the day of even when I wasn’t supposed to due to a shooting that caused the aquarium to shut down for the day before I got there.
Downtown Aquarium Denver

About: Downtown Aquarium Denver

Downtown Aquarium Denver is more than just an aquarium. This entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits, highlighting fascinating ecosystems around the world. With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic & geographic exhibits, and shopping options, Downtown Aquarium has it all!

The aquarium is home to over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, the Aquarium Restaurant, the Nautilus Ballroom, and amusements for the entire family.

Sunday 09:00 - 20:00
Monday 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Saturday 09:00 - 22:00
Downtown Aquarium Denver
700 Water Street, 80211, Denver
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