Public Aquariums

Downtown Aquarium

Downtown Aquarium


700 Water St.
Denver, CO map



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.


Formerly known as the Colorado's Ocean Journey Aquarium, Landry's Restaurants purchased the aquarium in 2003 and reopened it in 2005. This entertainment and dining complex still features a public aquarium though that houses over 500 species of animals and has an interactive Stingray Reef touch tank.


Adults (12-64) $19.50
Seniors (65+) $18.50
Children (3-11) $13.50
Children (2 and under)FREE
These ticket prices are for the Aquarium Exhibit only, see their website for additional ticket options with add-ons


Exhibit hours of operation:
Sun-Thurs 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri-Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

Restaurant Hours of Operation:
Sun-Thurs 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri-Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Plan Your Trip:

Whether you're a local or just visiting, the aquarium is a fun place to sit back and relax. Be sure to enjoy dinner at the Aquarium restaurant and don't forget to catch a Mermaid show!