National Park Aquarium Hot Springs

Where is it at?

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National Park Aquarium
209 Central Avenue
Hot Springs
Tel: 501-624-3474


They are just north of the Arlington Hotel in downtown Hot Springs

Where are we going today?

The ocean is a magical place, but you don't have to actually venture under the water to experience it all! All you need, is an aquarium like National Park Aquarium, which has over 60 exhibits to explore!

Throughout these exhibits, you will come across over 300 animals, each housing some amazing and unique creature. From fish to reptiles, you would never have guessed under the ocean would have been so colorful!

From freshwater fish, to salamaders, to frogs, tortoises and lizards, these animals are waiting to be learnt about.

Kids will love walking through the exhibits, looking at the various species. There will certainly be plenty they have never seen before too! Kids - when you walk around, imagine what it would be like to be in their shoes (or flippers!)

Don't forget to read all of the information on the creatures as you walk around. Learning is so much fun, but it's so much more fun when you can SEE what you're learning about right in front of you!

So why not experience what lies beneath the waters of our planet at the National Park Aquarium. It's a family day out with a difference!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$5.75
  • Children$4.25 (Ages 4 to 12)
  • Free Under: 3 years

When can we go?

Times vary seasonally so call to check

All year round. Open daily.

Teachers corner

If you want to take a school group, just give them a call to arrange. It's a great way to learn! They have group rates available.

I'm Hungry!

There are plenty of places to grab food before or after your visit, so why not enjoy a meal in Hot Springs.

Healthy Eating!

It helps to take healthy snacks or bottled water in your bag so you can keep that energy up during your experience.

Need a little extra help?

Speak to staff before you arrive if you have any questions about special needs you may have.

Can I get one of those?

They have a unique gift shop where you can get some pretty cool nature-themed gifts, as well as toys and Arkansas souvenirs!.

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    Say hi to the tortoise walking around inside.

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