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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Opens in 5 min: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
from US$29.95*
Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
from US$29.95*
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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.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great aquarium. We loved the touch pools. My favorite was the anemone and urchin touch pools. I haven't seen that type of touch pool offered except at the New Jersey aquarium. I was really excited that this place had it. We did...More

Thank alaskabound1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Aquarium of the Pacific is filled with wonderful sea critters, a host of knowledge docents, and great educational material for people of all ages. Children, adults and seniors can find a lot to do and learn from this wonderful place.

Thank Fearless730216
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this venue, and the variety of exhibits. The way the Aquarium is divided by location, which gives the patron a near idea of the diversity of different places. I found the jellyfish, seahorses and otters to be especially fun exhibits....More

Thank Snellerelli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entering the aquarium means Enter in a magic underwater place. So much different kind of species and so much to see! If you stay in LOng Beach a visit to the aquarium is compulsory! Wonderful Experience!

Thank ilduovagabondo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love coming here and bring all out of town guests if we can. If kids are off, it will be busy but its worth the crowds.

Thank bcrock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ended up getting a family membership plus a day ticket for me. To get a day ticket would have cost us $150 plus more for a 4 year old. Getting a ticket for me and a family membership cost $159. Now the family can return...More

Thank stephen710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like it but we when on sunday. I wish we didnt go just before school started. The Less of crowded the better would to see everything take you time and relaxed enjoy all the sea life they ofter. I was super surprise the food...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A terrific collection of sea life from around the world! So beautiful and - - weird? - - exotic, gathered into specific collections and well-designed glass-front aquariums. Even "petting zoos" of underwater widllife! Catch the shows, too! Spend the day with the entire family.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to go wrong with an aquarium. We found a Facebook deal and got 2 for 1. Had a great day, just lazily strolling along. Amazing exhibits, lots of neat little ocean creatures. Well worth the time and money.

Thank TTzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Anaheim for a conference at Disneyland. Having never visited Long Beach and arriving a day early, I decided to look for a fun diversion from the typical LA attractions. Aquarium of the Pacific was just what the doctor ordered. From the adorable...More

Thank Danny S
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14 June 2018|
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Response from venckman2017 | Reviewed this property |
Harbor Breeze Cruises, which operates next to the Aquarium, offers multiple whale watches daily, and is open almost every day. On very rare occasions they cancel due to weather or rough seas, but those times are few and far... More
29 March 2018|
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Response from manders2016 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, the city of Long Beach has a FREE "Passport bus service" that circulates to the tourist areas and downtown shopping.THere is a stop close to the Carnival cruise terminal, which is by the Queen Mary, and stops at... More
Michelle M
7 March 2018|
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Response from Sas B | Reviewed this property |
Although I am disabled and walk with a cane I am relatively mobile. In the aquarium itself it is extremely friendly for a person who is in a wheelchair. However while I was there I did not go whale watching. I do apologize... More