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Things to See and Do at the Aquarium

There are several ways to visit with discounted admission, plus festivals and arts events, and environmental education opportunities.

Making Waves

More Than You Ever Imagined


More Than You Ever Imagined

Beyond its world-class exhibits, the Aquarium of the Pacific has extensive programming that educates and inspires people of all ages, connects science and the arts, gathers experts to tackle the planet’s biggest environmental problems, and conserves endangered animals and threatened ecosystems.

Shark Lagoon Nights

Aquarium Event

Feb 28, 2020, 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.
Millie the sea otter


Aquarium Welcomes a Special Sea Otter and Announces New Role in Helping Sea Otter Pups

The Aquarium of the Pacific announced today that it will become a partner facility for rehabilitating rescued sea otter pups, rearing them with the help of surrogate mothers, and coordinating their release back into the wild. The Aquarium is also welcoming a new sea otter named Millie, who they hope will be a surrogate mother to the orphaned sea otter pups.

Alex Lawlor white abalone program


Aquarium and Partners to Release Endangered White Abalone for the First Time in History

The Aquarium is a founding partner of the White Abalone Recovery Program and has been working with NOAA for the past eleven years on this project.

Aquatic Academy

Aquarium Event

Mar 4, 2020, 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

In the Aquarium’s spring Aquatic Academy course, we will explore with top experts how human health will be affected by Earth’s declining health and what can be done.


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February 28, 2020
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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February 29, 2020
10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Sharks

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March 1, 2020
9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

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March 4, 2020
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

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March 5, 2020
6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Member Kids Activity Night