BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Need more proof that the Mall of America here
is more than just a place to shop?
Visit UnderWater World, an interactive, multisensory,
education-based aquarium and marine science center.
Visitors begin their UnderWater World journey in the thick of a
boundary waters forest.
From there, they can proceed to see more than 40 species of
animal life native to the Minnesota lakes, the Mississippi River,
the Gulf of Mexico and a Caribbean coral reef.
The two-level facility is approximately 70,000 square feet, with
a 1.2 million gallon tank and acrylic tunnels nearly 300 feet
Hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fridays
from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays
from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission prices are $8.95 for adults, $4.95 for children ages 3
to 12 and $6.95 for seniors.
For further information, agents should call (612) 888-3483.