The entrance to the St. Louis Aquarium displays facts for tourists as they wait to enter. The Aquarium is a 120,000-square-foot area located in the former mall area in the St. Louis Union Station. The tickets cost $25 for adults and $18 for children.
The Fire and Light Show takes place on the lake while the fire dances to the beat of the music. The show also features a 100-foot long waterfall with 50 nozzles that spray water 40 feet down into the lake. For finishing touches, the show is also accompanied by lights.
Tourists look from the restaurants lining the balcony to see the view of the St. Louis Union Station. There are various restaurants such as The Train Shed and Station Grille, both have contemporary cuisines.
Freja Reeves walks around the Save Water exhibit which displays data to aid in saving water. The exhibit is also accompanied by different animals to prove the point. “There were lots of different facts and designs,” Reeves said, “It was super cool and pretty.”
Tourists enjoy the ride on the 200 ft tall attraction, The St. Louis Wheel. The wheel takes passengers along the St. Louis skyline during the 15-minute trip. The wheel also has 42 fully enclosed seats that are climate controlled and seat up to six adults each.
Now idle, the train “Silver Chalet” sits on the track as tourists take pictures. In the past, this train and others were one of the largest and busiest passenger rail terminals in the world during World War 2.