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Albuquerque Aquarium

The Albuquerque Aquarium takes visitors on a journey down the Rio Grande from Albuquerque to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico. Fresh water riverine, estuarine, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, open ocean and deep ocean species are represented along the way. Other highlights include an eel tunnel, seahorses, luminous jellies and a 285,000 gallon ocean tank where brown, sandtiger, blacktip and nurse sharks swim alongside brilliantly colored reef fish, eels, sea turtles and open ocean species. The Albuquerque Aquarium is a facility of the Albuquerque Biological Park.


This Month at the Aquarium

Daily Activities

Train Schedules (Trains do not operate on Mondays.)



Hours of Operation

Admission Information


Online Ticket Sales

You can now buy tickets online with your Visa, Mastercard or American Express! If you have never purchased tickets online or have problems with your online purchase, please review Online Ticket Sales Assistance information.

Aquarium Map About PDF Files

For Persons with Disabilities

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Institutional Memberships


This Month at the Aquarium

Shark swimming in Aquarium






2601 Central Ave. NW at the intersection of Central and New York Avenues just east of the Central Ave. bridge over the Rio Grande.
Interactive map from Mapquest leaving, click for disclaimer

BioPark locational map



Persons With Disabilities

If you have a disability and require special assistance when you visit the BioPark, please call (505) 768-2000 or 311 (Relay NM or 711), preferably with three days advance notice.


Institutional Memberships

AZAThe Albuquerque Biological Park is accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA). Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things. With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.


WAZA logoThe Albuquerque Biological Park is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, whose mission is to guide, encourage and support the zoos, aquariums, and like-minded organizations of the world in animal care and welfare, environmental education and global conservation.






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