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New York Aquarium - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224, USA


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About New York Aquarium

Foundeed in 1896, it is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The facility occupies 14 acres and boasts 266 species of aquatic wildlife.

Attractions Near New York Aquarium

Dead Horse Bay
Dead Horse Bay6.42km from New York Aquarium

This is a beautiful beach located in the Jamaica bay of Brooklyn. The bay has become a sort of mecca for those looking for unusual things to do in NYC. The beach is situated next to an old landfill and it is covered with old bottles, old toys, even old bicycles. The years-old things that left here is now so beautiful to see.

Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth7.63km from New York Aquarium

Fort Wadsworth is a former United States military installation located on the northeastern shore of Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth is a 226-acre public park that was once the longest continually operating military fort in the nation.

Jacob Riis Park
Jacob Riis Park8.75km from New York Aquarium

This is a seaside park at at the southern end of the Rockaway peninsula. Daily a lot of people visit this place and it is runnign by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation authority.

Green-Wood Cemetery
Green-Wood Cemetery9.45km from New York Aquarium

This is a 478-acre cemetery in the western portion of Brooklyn, located between South Slope/Greenwood Heights, Park Slope. This Cemetery was so popular that it inspired a competition to design Central Park in Manhattan, as well as Prospect Park nearby.

Prospect Park
Prospect Park9.57km from New York Aquarium

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach
Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach9.99km from New York Aquarium

The South Beach–Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk stretches 2.5 miles (4.0 km) between Fort Wadsworth to the north and Miller Field to the south. It is one of New York City’s four spacious beachfront areas.

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