Downtown Aquarius is located in Houston, Texas, a public aquarium and an eatery created out of two Houston landmarks. The aquarium covers a 6-acre location on Bagby Street in downtown Houston. Downtown Aquarium housed over 200 species of aquatic creatures in the 500,000 US gallon the aquarium. The complex includes two restaurants, a banquet space, and a bar. It also offers programs such as Zoologist for an entire Day, Marine Biologist for the Day and overnight stays, and much more. The department of education also collaborates with school groups and offers outreach programs.
Downtown Aquarium is the product of the redevelopment of the two historic downtown Houston landmarks. The first is Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. The magnificent, six-acre dining and entertainment complex is an aquatic paradise with a capacity of 500,000 gallons and over 300 aquatic species worldwide. The restaurant is fully serviced, as well as a chic bar and a ballroom that is fully equipped with exhibits of the geographic and aquatic along with shopping; there are many other amusements.
Aquarium Adventure Exhibit
- Texas Bayou
- Shipwreck Bed Bug Exterminator Houston
- Sunken Temple
- Underwater Rig
- Discovery Zone
- Tiger of the Maharaja’s Temple
- Stingray Reef
Games and Rides
Diving Bell Ferris Wheel
Get 100 feet up in the air to see breathtaking views of Downtown Houston and the skyline.
Height Requirements: Anyone who is taller than 42″ must be in the presence of someone who is an adult.Aquatic Carousel
Have you ever ridden with a dolphin or an alligator? Enjoy a ride on our carousel with a theme of water.
- Height Requirements: Anyone taller than 42″ must be with adults.
All thrill-seekers are invited! Take on the challenge of dropping an exciting 65 feet while looking at the downtown skyline!
- Height Requirement The height must be 42″ to ride.
Get ready for an adventure with this thrilling ride that bounces over from 22 feet up in the air.
- The height requirement must be at least 36″ in height to be able to bike.
Turn around and around in this Aqua Wheel! Kids can enjoy an aerial view with this miniature Ferris wheel.
- Height Requirements: Those under 42″ must be in the presence of adults.
The underwater adventure will make you hungry, so you could take a bite while seated in the ceiling-to-ceiling 150,000-gallon aquarium. You will enjoy a fantastic dining experience, such as reticulated Rays moray eels, huge groupers, and shovel-nosed guitarfish while they swim by your tables. Aquarium provides a wide range of dishes, including chicken salads, seafood pasta dishes, and exquisite desserts.
Restaurant Hours of Operation Dive Lounge Hours
Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 8:30pm Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 8:30pm
Saturday & Friday: 11am – 10pm Saturday & Friday: 11am – 10pm
Thanksgiving Day, 11/25: Open 10 am – 8 pm
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Address: 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX
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