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Aquarium at the Boardwalk Branson, MO

2700 West 76 Country Blvd.Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

Spark your curiosity of the deep blue sea with a visit to Branson Aquarium at the Boardwalk! Journey beneath the surface and explore colorful fish, sharks, stingrays, close encounter observation stations and 10 zones of fish and fun. Bring your family and friends to the Branson Aquarium and take home a new found appreciation for marine life.

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Good To Know

  • Take a 5D submarine ride, touch a ray or shark, discover a magical underwater palace and more.
  • Plan to spend between 1-2 hours to experience each exhibit fully.
  • Free for children ages three and under. Stop at the Box Office for a free admission ticket.
  • Fun for all ages. Please note that the 5D has a minimum age requirement of 3 years old.
  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • Concession stands are available on site.
  • Complimentary parking available on site.
  • Take photos with Aquarius, Aquarium at the Boardwalk's massive octopus statue and live underwater creates.

Description

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Step right up for aquatic fun you won’t find anywhere else! Inside the 46,000-square-foot Aquarium at the Boardwalk, one of Branson, Missouri’s newest attractions, you’ll be mesmerized by an undersea journey through the ocean depths. Experience up-close views of colorful fish, sharks, seahorses, octopi, and more. You’ll find plenty of entertaining activities, too, like choreographing the colors in the jellyfish infinity room as you watch these bioluminescent beings and climbing through a kelp forest play zone designed especially for kids.

A larger-than-life giant Octopus sculpture greets you at the front door. It’s modeled after Aquarius, a giant Pacific octopus, and one of the Aquarium’s exclusive characters. Inside, stroll down the boardwalk and explore ten zones of fish and fun.

Take a 5D submarine ride to the bottom of the ocean, guided by Aquarius the Octopus and Finn the Pufferfish. Surround yourself with the sea as you walk through a tunnel right in the heart of the Aquarium and into a sunken ancient city. You’ll be thrilled with sightings of a variety of sharks and all kinds of uniquely striped and patterned fish as they swim circles all around you.

Get a vast view of a gorgeous coral reef, teeming with tropical marine life, and catch a final glimpse of the sharks and rays that come gliding overhead. Discover a magical underwater palace where heroic mermaids safeguard the ocean’s coral reefs, and marvelous coral species that create a home for so many treasured animals. Take some time to watch as fish travel in and around the corals and peek through the nooks and crannies of their colorful forms.

Plan your visit for fish and fun at Aquarium at the Boardwalk!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aquarium at the Boardwalk

Are all aquarium tickets for specific times?

Yes, you must select a specific date and entry time when buying your tickets.

Are you limited on how much time you can spend once you enter the aquarium?

Once you enter at the stated time on your e-ticket, there is no limit to the length of time that you can enjoy the aquarium. However, please note that for the fish to stay healthy, their bedtime is 11 PM sharp. If your ticket is for 9 pm or later, please arrive on time to get the full experience.

How long does it take to go through the aquarium?

It's a self-guided tour. You can explore the aquarium at your own pace. It usually takes 1 to 2 hours to explore all the exhibits fully.

Where is the Branson Aquarium located?

The Aquarium at the Boardwalk is located on the site of the former Grand Palace at 2700 West 76 Country Blvd. Unit A Branson, MO 65616.

Is there parking on site?

Yes, there is complimentary parking on site. The lot is accessible from Glory Road or Wildwood Drive.

Is the aquarium age appropriate?

The aquarium is family-friendly and fun for all ages. The only age restriction applies to the Submarine Adventure, a 5D ride with loud, fun action and intense seat motion. For children ages 3–4 to ride, they are required to sit in a stroller with a secure seat belt or harness. Children under three are not permitted to ride. Lap sitting is not permitted.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

No. However, you can find over 70 kinds of candy at their Treasure Trove Gift Shop. Outside the Aquarium on Branson Boardwalk, you’ll find ice cream and beverage/snack trucks that are also fun photo ops! At Spoony’s Infused Ice Cream, you can select up to three flavors to be swirled into your creamy vanilla or chocolate cone or cup. At the Budweiser Truck, you can choose from a nice variety of drafts, bottles, seltzers and IPAs, plus salty packaged treats.

Is the aquarium accessible for visitors with wheelchairs? And do they rent them?

Yes. The aquarium meets ADA requirements. However, they currently don't have wheelchairs or scooters for rent, but you're welcome to bring your own. It is accessible for both.

Are strollers allowed in the aquarium? Do they rent them?

Yes, the aquarium is accessible for strollers. They don’t currently rent them, but you’re welcome to visit with your own.

What should I wear?

Casual attire is recommended.

What should I bring?

Bring your camera for memorable photo ops with the coral reef, giant octopus, kelp forests, sea animals, and more.