Belle Isle Aquarium

Local nameBelle Isle Aquarium
LocationDetroit, USA

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit, Michigan. Designed by noted architects George D. Mason and Albert Kahn, it opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers. The 10,000-square-foot historic building features a single large gallery with an arched ceiling covered in green glass tile to evoke an underwater feeling.The aquarium was operated by the Detroit Zoological Society prior to the 2005 closure. It is currently operated by the Belle Isle Conservancy.

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Admission

Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belle_Isle_Aquarium

Official Website https://www.belleisleconservancy.org/belle-isle-aquarium

Address 19 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit 48207, United States

Coordinates 42°20'10.65" N -82°59'6.602" E

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