What Type of Adventure is Found at Minnesota SeaLife?

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at 10:03am.

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Minnesota SeaLife is the top aquarium in the area located right in the Mall of America. It features hands-on activities for kids, new displays and thousands of sea creatures. It’s located at 120 East Broadway in Bloomington and opened back in 1996. You can visit this premier family-friend attraction seven days a week for interactive fun for all ages. If you love sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and getting in the water, you’ll love a visit to the Minnesota SeaLife inside the Mall of America.

What to expect

The aquarium is an exciting, family-friendly attraction in Bloomington in which you’ll get to get closer than ever to sharks, stingrays, sea turtles and thousands of other underwater creatures. There are opportunities to scuba with the sharks and snorkel with the fish, as well as overnight opportunities for kids to sleep under the sea. Celebrate a birthday party at the aquarium or join for an annual membership.

You can visit seven days a week with hours including:

  • Monday through Thursday 10am to 7pm
  • Fridays 10am to 8pm
  • Saturdays 9:30am to 8pm
  • Sundays 10am to 6:30pm

Things to do at the aquarium

Your visit will include a chance to interact with creatures at the touch pools like holding a starfish, a chance to hear fun talks and show throughout the day, a chance to read fun facts around the aquarium and witness a 9-foot Sandtiger Shark swimming overhead.

You’ll get to see the Stingray display with an up-close view, learn how to make a difference for the ocean, follow an interactive quiz trail and grab a snack at the Coffee Cove. The aquarium features a 300 foot ocean tunnel, 30 display tanks and over 10,000 sea creatures.

Tickets start at $24.25 plus tax and discounts are provided if you buy online, if you’re a Minnesota resident and for children. Memberships are affordable and offer you unlimited admission for one year, discounts for guests, and discounts on purchase or programs offered at the aquarium.

Get up close and personal with sharks, sting rays and more at the Minnesota SeaLife in Bloomington.

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