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SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

Aquarium, Zoo, and General Entertainment · East Bloomington
120 E Broadway (in Mall of America), Bloomington, MN 55425, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 10:00 AM–7:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 9:30 AM–8:30 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:30 PM

With an amazing 300ft ocean tunnel, 30 display tanks and more than 10,000 sea creatures, the aquarium is the perfect stop for family fun!

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    "... creatures, including sharks, sea turtles, rays, jellyfish, seahorses..."(5 Tips)
    Tammy C.
    "Check out the behind the scenes tour!"(4 Tips)
    Jason N.
    "Jellyfish exhibit was breathtaking"(3 Tips)
    Raven
    "You'll get to see the aquarium from the top and feed the fish."(4 Tips)
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  • Chauderz

    Take lots of pictures & feed the stingrays! Definitely worth it.

    Chauderz · November 21, 2015
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  • Sean M.

    This place was awesome! We paid $5 to feed the Rays some shrimp. Very cool experience.

    Sean Miller · October 17, 2015
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  • Nate F.

    feed a stingray! they don't have teeth; it just feels like a weird slurpy vacuum sucking shrimp out of your hand

    Nate Folkert · October 15, 2015
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  • Nate F.

    each feeding bowl for the stingrays has a shrimp and a little minnow

    Nate Folkert · October 15, 2015
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  • Tayvone (Yves) A.

    Had a great time with the wife and kids

    Tayvone (Yves) Armand · October 13, 2015
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  • Matilda E.

    Something for everybody, young and old. Pretty expensive but worth it

    Matilda Elfvin · March 18, 2015
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  • Erik E.

    Pricy for what you get. Don't go during the weekend or during a school break. Find coupons!

    Erik E · December 30, 2014
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  • Ashley G.

    Simply amazing...great for the family or a date so many animals to see

    Ashley Grossett · November 3, 2014
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  • Lisa P.

    Worth it for the under water tunnels.

    Lisa Price · September 23, 2014
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  • Edward C.

    Good for a date day. My gf had fun here. Especially when it is cold outside this is a nice alternative to bars and clubs.

    Edward Chenard · September 17, 2014
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  • Raven

    Do take the "Behind the Scenes" tour. You'll get to see the aquarium from the top and feed the fish. Sharks feeding is on Tues, Thurs and Sun.

    Raven · September 10, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    psychedelic jellyfish

    Nate Folkert · August 27, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    fascinating sea worms

    Nate Folkert · August 27, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    last section of aquarium highlights local freshwater fish like walleye and muskellunge

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    i never realized horseshoe crabs had a bunch of weird little legs

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    another "Claws" monstrosity: the land dwelling coconut crab

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    special exhibit "Claws" highlights the monstrous japanese spider crab

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Nate F.

    colorful poisonous frogs are the highlight of the rainforest section

    Nate Folkert · August 26, 2014
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  • Yus

    Highly recommend the behind the scenes tour including breathtaking views of from above the tanks.

    Yus · August 12, 2014
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  • Rosa Y.

    There are lockers on the main floor. Stash your stuff for $6 for the day and do some more shopping!

    Rosa Yee · July 12, 2014
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  • Kimberly P.

    Tickets are cheaper if you get them online ahead of time :)

    Kimberly Paul · January 18, 2014
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  • J V.

    Very overpriced - even with coupon. Might be worth seeing if you've never been to an aquarium or if the price was discounted at least 50%, otherwise skip it.

    J Valencia · December 7, 2013
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  • Jen V.

    Not worth the $20 admission..Shedd Acquarum better

    Jen VanderMeer · October 26, 2013
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  • Selena C.

    Went with my parents and had a blast with my 4yr!

    Selena Cripps · August 2, 2013
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  • Pez

    You may pet starfish and crabs and may see a giant lobster. Online, I learned that you can pay to sleep overnight in the aquarium with the sharks. Well, admissions seems rather pricey.

    Pez · July 27, 2013
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  • Michael B.

    10,000 aninals. I think it's a great time

    Michael Bahr · June 2, 2013
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  • David S.

    Pricey, but really great attraction. Great break in shopping.

    David Simmons · April 13, 2013
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  • Debra S.

    Try to go when the tour is going to start, the place clears out quickly. Gift shop prices are unbelievable.

    Debra Staack · March 24, 2013
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  • Jessica B.

    So expensive....but fun. I would buy tickets online first or find coupons through the Mall

    Jessica Bailey · December 20, 2012
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  • Rick H.

    If you buy tickets online, you can do a behind the scenes tour for about $5/person. Well worth it. You see any animals not in tanks and also can more easily see where the turtles and sharks hang out.

    Rick Hanton · November 24, 2012
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  • Jason N.

    Jellyfish exhibit was breathtaking

    Jason Newton · November 24, 2012
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  • Nikki M.

    I loved it.. but $20 to get in is crazy.. wasn't in there for long

    Nikki Moore · October 22, 2012
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  • Lindsay B.

    Too expensive for how short it is. MN Zoo is cheaper...be sure to find a coupon if you do go.

    Lindsay Butzer · July 31, 2012
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  • Ben G.

    Too short for the money paid.

    Ben Grap · July 29, 2012
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  • Josh K.

    Behind the scenes tour is well worth the extra $7. Look for discount admission coupons near the north entrance to the mall.

    Josh K · June 24, 2012
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  • Andy Z.

    Lots of fish to see, but $20 for an adult is beyond excessive. Not to mention that my hallways at home are wider than they are here.

    Andy Zetzman · June 19, 2012
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  • Carol V.

    Not a fan of fishy stuff so I won't go here But I know a lot of people who will enjoy it immensely!

    Carol Vanstee · June 17, 2012
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  • Joshua Y.

    Get a behind-the-scenes tour!

    Joshua Young · May 19, 2012
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  • Jennifer K.

    The annual membership is worth it if u go twice a year or more.

    Jennifer Koper · February 25, 2012
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  • Elizabeth L.

    Buy your tickets online! Its cheaper!!

    Elizabeth Lueth · February 23, 2012
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  • Jory F.

    Jelly fish rock

    Jory Fleischauer · January 20, 2012
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  • Jeremy S.

    Its annoying when its busy and a bunch of kids are running around screaming but still a good time. Go mid week and its like having it all to yourself

    Jeremy Schwalbach · January 16, 2012
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  • Tammy C.

    Check out the behind the scenes tour! It's my favorite part!

    Tammy C · January 14, 2012
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  • Kristin M.

    Half price adult tickets online. You don't need to print them out as long as you have the number on from the tickets. You can go as many times during that day as you want :)

    Kristin Malinowski · January 11, 2012
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  • Belva B.

    You can walk through as many times as you want!

    Belva Burga · December 3, 2011
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  • Carla J.

    I <3 Marine Life!!

    Carla Jean · November 2, 2011
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  • Belva B.

    You can go through as many times as you want! We average 3 times! We have a family pass and got our moneys worth!

    Belva Burga · October 27, 2011
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  • SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

    Check out the Ghost Hunt on Thursday and Sunday nights, or maybe just stop by for a treat on Halloween!

    SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium · October 26, 2011
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  • Mall of America

    SEA LIFE is the perfect break from all of that shopping. Come closer to more than 10,000 sea creatures, including sharks, sea turtles, rays, jellyfish, seahorses and much more! Read more

    Mall of America · October 4, 2011
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  • Zach S.

    Short experience for the money

    Zach Swanson · August 17, 2011
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