The Florida Aquarium in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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The Florida Aquarium

701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA

Aquariums

About The Florida Aquarium

It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot (23,000 m2) aquarium home to more than 7,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and all over the world.



Attractions near The Florida Aquarium

Tampa Bay History Center0.55km from The Florida Aquarium

A history museum in Tampa. Exhibits include coverage of the Tampa Bay area's first native inhabitants, Spanish conquistadors, and historical figures who shaped the area's history, as well as a reproduction of a 1920s cigar store.

Tampa Riverwalk1.37km from The Florida Aquarium

2.6-mile-long (4.2 km) open space and pedestrian trail development along the Hillsborough River . The Riverwalk extends along most of the downtown Tampa waterfront, forming a continuous path connecting multiple parks, attractions, public spaces, and hotels.

Glazer Children's Museum1.75km from The Florida Aquarium

Housed in a 53,000-square-foot facility in downtown Tampa, the museum features 170 interactive exhibits in multiple themed areas. Traveling exhibits occasionally supplement the museum's permanent collection as well.

Henry B. Plant Museum1.9km from The Florida Aquarium

Plant Hall was formerly known as the Tampa Bay Hotel, which was a 511-room resort hotel opened on February 5, 1891 by Henry B. Plant near the terminus of his rail line. The museum's exhibits focus on Gilded Age tourism, the elite lifestyle of the hotel's guests, and the building's use during the Spanish–American War.

ZooTampa at Lowry Park8.04km from The Florida Aquarium

In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the number one Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine. Nearly 1 million people visit the 65-acre zoo a year to see its more than 1,300 animals.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay10.67km from The Florida Aquarium

335-acre (136 ha) African-themed animal theme park. The park officially features nine roller coasters and two water rides amongst other rides and animal attractions.

Where is The Florida Aquarium

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Hillsborough County was created on January 25, 1834 and its area was much larger and included eight other present-day counties: Charlotte County, DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota.