Experience the Summer of Wonder at the Aquarium.
Get closer to our animals than ever before, enjoy new interactive experiences, and discover more of the animal care that goes on behind the scenes. See new exhibits featuring Southern California steelhead, Guam Kingfishers, horseshoe crabs, and corals and sponges.Touch bonnethead sharks, a relative of hammerheads, and cownose rays, relatives of manta rays, in Shark Lagoon; touch horseshoe crabs, related to spiders, in the Molina Animal Care Center; and take part in a daily workshop in our Marine Life Theater on building and testing your own ROV (remotely operate vehicle).
New exhibits at the Molina Animal Care Center focus on the important role animals play in human healthcare. An exhibit of corals and sponges showcase their potential for medicinal cures to cancer and other ailments.
Travel along a mountain stream at the Southern California Steelhead Story exhibit and will explore the history, biology, and the surprising survival of this unique species in our local rivers here in Southern California.
And come to face to face with one of the planet’s most endangered species at our new Guam Kingfisher exhibit. A breeding pair of these highly endangered birds at the Aquarium is part of a critical breeding program that hopes to ensure the long-term survival of the species, which is extinct in the wild.