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Aquarium of the Pacific

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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“jelly fish” (124 reviews)
“touch tanks” (93 reviews)
“sea life” (173 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Place does not show it's 18 yr old age and in fact will be adding on with an new auditorium. I found the free brochure to be a little confusing until after I roamed around a bit. If there was a suggested path way I...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Huge variety of sea life, easy to see, very well taken care of. Plan to spend about three hours, try to catch the shows, especially the seal/sea lion expo. Fun for kids, interesting for adults, amazing beauty for everyone.

Thank debrah731
Reviewed 6 days ago

not very big....disappointing that there were no large sharks. That said everything is well maintained, employees are very nice and knowledgeable and the animals are well cared for

Thank Bettinabudget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great aquarium. So many species of fish and the sea horses and sea dragons exhibit was going on as well. It was immaculate, you can tell it’s very well taken care of. But there wasn’t really anything out of the ordinary here.

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love my aquariums and this was the first American aquarium. It was ok but nothing spectacular. Not sure where the lorikeet enclosure fits in with an aquarium though??? Gift shop has nice stuff.

Thank aok47
Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium is very well organized, the staff is very helpful and knowledgeable, and the variety of sea life is excellent. I you like jellyfish and seahorses this is the place for you, what strange and wonderful varieties they had on display.

Thank SandyKatsFL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for children. The aquariums are set out in a very nice, interactive, way. A pleasant stroll through the place with both underwater and surface viewing.

Thank Brucesrobinson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry. Not worth the money. Does serve alcohol which we found funny but $9 for 2 bottles of water is stupid

Thank Jennie1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always had a fascination with the sea and marine life and have been to some impressive venues but this has to be the best so far!!! Something to enthral all ages, particularly liked the jelly fish exhibit! The staff were very helpful and found the...More

Thank DavidBuckleyGM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my son, his wife and my two grandsons. Seemed a bit high priced for the amount of time we spent seeing the exhibits. All done in 3 hours.

Thank charlesstangosr
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Alejandro M
27 July 2017|
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Tedd B | Reviewed this property |
At that time it will probably be pretty long. If possible, get there when the ticket office opens to avoid the long lines
Charlotte M
11 May 2017|
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Response from Munchkin208 | Reviewed this property |
The whale watching tour would be fine for a 2 year old - the downstairs indoor seating area is enclosed (no chance of falling overboard!) and has huge windows so you can still see really well.