Top 15 Zoos and Aquariums in Denver - Kid 101

Top 15 Zoos and Aquariums in Denver

 Denver Zoo

The Denver Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals of 613 species! This zoo is 80 acres large and was founded all the way back in 1896; it’s been a hit of the city ever since. Whether you’re looking for a nice place to take the family or a popular tourist attraction, it is guaranteed you’ll have a blast observing the animals at this zoo. It costs $20.00 for a general admission adult ticket, $17.00 for senior citizens, and $14.00 for children. Keep in mind that children three years and younger are admitted into the zoo for free. For more information visit

Location: 2300 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205

Contact: (720) 337-1400

Hours: 9 AM – 4 PM

Downtown Aquarium

The Downtown Aquarium is home to over 500 species of marine life and has many features to keep you and your family entertained for hours. The interactive Stingray Reef touch tank has been a hit over the past years by all of the visitors, and the Downtown Aquarium also provides the Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, and Nautilus Ballroom. For more information about the Downtown Aquarium, visit Tickets vary in price for different packages, so you can also find information about this on their website.

Location: 700 Water St, Denver, CO 80211

Contact: (303) 561-4450

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 10 AM – 9 PM

Friday & Saturday 10 AM – 9:30 PM

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