The Downtown Aquarium, Houston, owned and operated by Landry's, Inc., is a spectacular underwater-themed complex situated in downtown Houston. Opened in 2003, the six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a multi-functional destination boasting an aquarium, restaurant, bar, banquet facilities, and amusement rides. The aquarium houses over 200 species of aquatic animals in 500,000 gallons of water.
Visitors to the Downtown Aquarium can enjoy a diverse range of experiences, from exploring the fascinating aquatic exhibits and dining in a restaurant with floor-to-ceiling views of a 150,000-gallon centerpiece aquarium to enjoying a variety of amusement rides. The facility is family-friendly and offers a unique blend of education and entertainment, making it a popular attraction in Houston.
As a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Downtown Aquarium, Houston, is committed to wildlife conservation. It participates in many conservation efforts, including Species Survival Plans, and provides educational resources to spread awareness about wildlife and the importance of biodiversity.
Number of Species on Display:200+
Key Exhibits:Texas Bayou || Shipwreck || Rainforest || Sunken Temple || Underwater Rig || Tigers of the Maharaja's Temple || Stingray Reef