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Experience Sea Life, Wildlife, and More

Hotel Near Downtown Aquarium

0.9 Miles, 6-Minute Drive

Downtown Houston holds a secret, undersea treasure. The Downtown Aquarium is an unbelievable family-friendly educational experience just a short drive from the Magnolia Hotel. Explore the Texas Bayou with bullfrogs, turtles, alligators, and more. Or step into the hull of a sunken 17th century Spanish galleon. You can also explore recreations of tropical rainforests, ancient temples, underwater rigs, and the Discovery Zone with electric eels, seahorses, and more. It’s fun for the entire family, and educational too. After an exciting day of undersea exploration, come back to the Magnolia for a relaxing dinner at The Lounge, or order some take-out to enjoy in your room.