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 300 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
Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Christmas Eve: 10am - 7pm
Christmas Day: 10am - 7pm
Restaurant Hours of Operation
Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10pm
Christmas Eve: 11am - 7pm
Christmas Day: 11am - 7pm
New Year's Eve & Day:Open regular hours of operation
From North HoustonTake I-45 South, exit McKinney. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your left after you cross Texas Street.
From West HoustonTake I-10 East to Smith exit. Turn right on Franklin. Turn left on Bagby. Downtown Aquarium will be on your right.
From South HoustonTake 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 HoustonTake I-10 West to San Jacinto. Go to Prairie and make a right. Go to Bagby, turn right. Downtown Aquarium is on your left.
Call now to inquire about our exciting Downtown Aquarium Package, or book it online! 1.866.406.1520 or The Westin Houston Downtown.
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