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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

Vision

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.

Festival of Human Abilities

Aquarium Event

Jan 26, 2020, 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Festival of Human Abilities

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.
Helvola sea nettle

Animals

New Sea Jellies Now on View Were Cultured at the Aquarium

Helvola sea nettles bred at the Aquarium are now on view in the Northern Pacific Gallery. This is the first time an aquarium in the United States has successfully cultured and raised this species.

Urchin Sculpture

Arts

Massive Sea Urchin Sculpture Installed on Aquarium’s Front Plaza

The Aquarium unveiled a new art installation on its front plaza on November 27. The sea urchin sculpture with spines that light up at night will be outside the Aquarium until May 2020.

The Curious World of Seaweed

Aquarium Event

Jan 30, 2020, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Curious World of Seaweed

Artist Josie Iselin will discuss her new book, The Curious World of Seaweed, which combines essays and imagery to explore seaweed and kelp from the Pacific coast.

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January 26, 2020
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Festival of Human Abilities

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January 30, 2020
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Curious World of Seaweed

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January 31, 2020
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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February 1, 2020
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist

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February 1, 2020
10:30 AM—12:30 PM

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration

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