New York Aquarium, Brooklyn
This aquarium, while small as aquariums go, has many interesting exhibits including beluga whales, walruses, sharks and seahorses.
From May to October, Atlantic bottlenose dolphins perform in the Aquatheater.
The aquarium also has touch tanks for the kids.
Fondest memory: The New York Aquarium is located on Surf Avenue and West 8th Street in Brooklyn.