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Things To Do With Kids In Houston: Downtown Aquarium

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Summer is here! If you are looking for things to do with kids in Houston this summer, you can look no further than the Downtown Aquarium for a day of non stop fun!

Disclosure: I was provided tickets in exchange for my coverage.

Downtown Aquarium is the product of redeveloping two downtown Houston landmarks – Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. This magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland, home to over 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic & geographic exhibits, shopping and a variety of amusements, Downtown Aquarium has it all!

You need to look no further than downtown for things to do with kids in Houston this summer. Kids of all ages will enjoy a variety of amusement rides at the Downtown Aquarium. Here are some of the awesome rides you can enjoy at the Downtown Aquarium.

  • Shark Voyage
  • Diving Bell Ferris Wheel
  • Aquatic Carousel
  • Lighthouse Dive
  • Frog Hopper

I even rode the Diving Bell Ferris Wheel!

The kids loved the Frog Hopper! See all of the rides and games here.

We found Nemo in the Aquarium!

We absolutely loved visiting the fun exhibits at the Downtown Aquarium.He wanted to

He wanted to take all the treasures!

Our favorite is the Stingray Reef Exhibit. You can feed and touch the stingrays!


See all exhibits here.

Before your visit check out the calendar of events.

For directions click here.

For more about tickets visit the Houston Aquarium website.



Heather Brummett

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