Downtown Aquarium vistors

Visitor Info

Downtown Aquarium was purchased by Landry's Restaurants, Inc. in 2003, when it was Colorado's Ocean Journey Aquarium. On July 14, 2005, Landry's reopened the redesigned complex as Downtown Aquarium. The entertainment and dining complex features a public aquarium boasting more than a million gallons of underwater exhibits that highlight fascinating ecosystems around the world. Downtown Aquarium houses over 500 species of animals, the interactive Stingray Reef touch tank, Aquarium Restaurant, Dive Lounge, the Nautilus Ballroom and amusements for the entire family.

With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic & geographic exhibits and shopping, Downtown Aquarium has it all!

Restaurant Hours

Monday - Thursday: 11am - 8:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am - 10pm
Sunday: 11am - 8pm

Exhibit Hours of Operation

Adults (12-64) $26.50
Seniors (65+) $24.99
Children (3-11) $19.99
Children (2 and under) FREE


Order from DOORDASH

Choose between Pick Up or Delivery! Pick up is at the Aquarium.

Treasure Chest Retail Store Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 8:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 10pm
Sunday: 10am - 8pm

Dive Lounge Hours

Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 8pm
Friday: 3pm - 9pm
Saturday: 12pm - 9pm
Sunday: 12pm - 8pm

4-D Theater

Monday - Sunday: 10am - 8pm
*Hours subject to change.


Via I-25 Northbound

From I-25 traveling north: Exit 23rd Avenue (Exit 211). Follow the exit to the right (you will now be heading east), where you will immediately see the Aquarium on your right.

Via I-25 Southbound

From I-25 Southbound: Exit 23rd Avenue (Exit 211). Turn left at the stop sign (you will now be heading east), and you will see the Aquarium on your right just after your cross over I-25.

Via Downtown Denver

Go west on 15th Street to Platte Street. Turn left at Platte and continue past the REI Building. Platte Street will turn into Water Street. You will see the Aquarium on the left side of the street.

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