Tennessee Aquarium

1 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(800) 262-0695
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm


  • Don't forget to pet the sturgeons!
  • Pet the sturgeon!
  • Have a staring contest with a fish.
  • Better than the GA Aquarium by far! More wildlife
  • Did you know? The Tennessee Aquariums River Journey building is the largest freshwater aquarium in the world.
  • Only use two fingers!
  • Watch the sting rays before you try to touch them: they seem to come out of the water at certain places, so station yourself there for the best chance.
  • Be sure to check out the butterfly pavillion and the manta ray exhibit. Also, the jellyfish are a must-see.
  • Great turtle selection!
  • The Ocean Journey is OK. However, the River Journey is a unique and fascinating experience. We had a great time!
  • Check out the always playful otters!!! So cute
  • Walk into the sea caverns! Look above towards the sun light, and view sharks and all manner of sea life!
  • Free petting of sharks and rays in Ocean journey! Free sturgeon petting in River journey! They seem to surface after going under the bridge thingy! Try it! Awesome experience!
  • Avoid the food court at all costs, it blows and uses the lowest cost ingredients; it also takes forever!
  • Great place to spend the day, lots to see and do.
  • Best aquarium ever! Plan to spend ALL day. It's worth it!
  • Find out when they feed the penguins!
  • Bring your walking shoes. It's great
  • Love this place! The attractions are beautiful, the staff helpful and friendly and very knowledgeable! Great place to relax and learn at the same time!
  • You can't handle the jellyfish exhibit on strong acid

Nearby places

222 Broad St (at 2nd St.)
200 Chestnut St
201 Market St.