Posts Tagged ‘aquarium’

Aquarium Construction Complete at the Pacific Seas Aquarium, Point Defiance Zoo

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The new 35,000 sq. ft. Pacific Seas Aquarium, highlighting the Pacific Ocean ecosystem, opened to the public on September 7th. American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) members were able to visit the new aquarium as part of the annual AZA post-conference tour. The $51.6 million dollar project includes twenty new aquariums that house aquatic species…

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Exhibit Fabrication for the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum Grand Reopening

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In October 2017, the newly expanded and remodeled Wonders of Wildlife Museum reopened to the public. The facility was recently recognized as the Best New Attraction in the USA Today 2017 poll. The enlarged 340,000 square foot living museum includes both dioramas and a live collection of over 35,000 animals from around the world. The…

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Moody Gardens, Journey to New Depths Aquarium Renovation

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The $37 million Journey to New Depths aquarium renovation project included several exhibit upgrades within the iconic pyramid structure. Moody Gardens now showcases a new ray touch tank with mangroves, a new warm climate penguin exhibit, renovations to a cold climate penguin exhibit, large and small gulf rig tanks with coral, a California tank, and a…

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Lost Island Water Park, Blue Iguana Play Area

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COST completed the next new family attraction at Lost Island Water Park in Waterloo, IA. The Blue Iguana has been completely renovated and now includes an interactive mermaid aquarium, a new corkscrew slide, and interesting new theme facades that separate two theme pool areas. The owners and COST designers worked closely to determine the appropriate…

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