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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!

Exhibit Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 10am – 9pm Friday & Saturday: 10am – 10:30pm
Sunday: 10am – 9pm
Christmas Eve: 10am to87pm
Christmas Day: 12pm to 7pm
New Year’s Eve: 10am – 9pm
New Year’s Day: 10am-9pm

Restaurant Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm Friday & Saturday: 11am – 10:30pm
Sunday: 11am – 9pm
Christmas Eve: 10am to 8pm
Christmas Day: 12pm to 7pm
New Year’s Eve: 11am – 9pm
New Year’s Day: 11am-9pm

From North Houston

Take I-45 South, exit McKinney. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your left after you cross Texas Street.

From West Houston

Take I-10 East to Smith exit. Turn right on Franklin. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your right.

From South Houston

Take Hwy 288 to I-45 North. Exhibit Houston Ave/Memorial Drive. Stay in the right hand lane for Memorial. Make a right at the Memorial light. Go to Bagby and make a left at the light. Downtown Aquarium will be on your left.

From East Houston

Take I-10 West to San Jacinto. Go to Prairie and make a right. Go to Bagby, turn right. Downtown Aquarium is on your left.


The Westin Houston Downtown

Hotel Accomodations

Call now to inquire about our exciting Downtown Aquarium Package, or book it online! 1.866.406.1520 or www.westinhoustondowntown.com.

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