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What's New

July 1, 2020

Aquarium Remains Open with Outdoor Exhibits Only

Beginning Friday, July 3, through Friday, July 24, the Aquarium of the Pacific will be open with outdoor exhibits only in accordance with state health orders. Indoor areas will be temporarily closed.

Beginning Friday, July 3, through Friday, July 24, the Aquarium of the Pacific will be open with outdoor exhibits only in accordance with state health orders. Indoor areas will be temporarily closed.

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What's New

June 11, 2020

Aquarium is Now Open With Safety Measures

Numerous health and safety measures have been put in place to protect visitors and staff members.

The Aquarium reopens to the public on Sunday, June 14. Advance timed reservations, face coverings for all visitors age 2 and older, and temperature checks are required.

Pacific Visions exterior

Special Announcement

June 8, 2020

Aquarium Announces New Scholarship

On June 8, World Ocean Day, the Aquarium announced a new scholarship.

On June 8, World Ocean Day, the Aquarium announced a new scholarship. The Aquarium’s Board Chair Kathleen Eckert made the announcement in a video.

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Online Academy

March 23, 2020

Aquarium Launches Online Academy

The Aquarium of the Pacific is now offering an Aquarium Online Academy to bring educational programming as well as fun and entertaining activities to the public during the current closure.

The new program includes both on-demand videos and activities for all ages and a schedule of interactive live programs with Aquarium educators.

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What's New

January 18, 2020

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.

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

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Vision

January 15, 2020

More Than You Ever Imagined

Conservation, Education, and Research

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.

Pacific Visions building with grass

Vision

December 13, 2019

Top Aquarium Achievements in 2019

With the opening of Pacific Visions and other accomplishments in ocean conservation and educational offerings, 2019 was a significant year in the Aquarium's history.

With the opening of Pacific Visions and other accomplishments in ocean conservation and educational offerings, 2019 was a significant year in the Aquarium’s history.

Sea otter holding a red star

What's New

December 4, 2019

Aquarium Winter Activities

Enjoy educational activities for kids and teens, art installations, discounted late nights, and opportunities to start the new year learning about issues affecting the ocean and wildlife.

Enjoy educational activities for kids and teens, art installations, discounted late nights, and opportunities to start the new year learning about issues affecting the ocean and wildlife.

2019 California Coastal Clean-Up Day volunteers

Volunteering

December 2, 2019

Record Number of Volunteers Removed 315 Pounds of Trash on Clean-Up Day

As part of California’s annual Coastal Clean-Up Day, the Aquarium hosted a beach clean-up on the Long Beach Peninsula on September 21, 2019.

As part of California’s annual Coastal Clean-Up Day, the Aquarium hosted a beach clean-up on the Long Beach Peninsula on September 21, 2019.

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Holidays

November 21, 2019

2019 Aquarium Gift Guide

Looking for gift ideas that also help the ocean? The Aquarium has many unique options to choose from, and dollars spent with the Aquarium support its animal care, conservation, and education programs.

Looking for gift ideas that also help the ocean? The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific has many unique options to choose from, and dollars spent with the Aquarium support its animal care, conservation, and education programs.

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News

September 6, 2019

Aquarium President and CEO Dr. Jerry Schubel Announces Intention to Retire

Dr. Schubel led the Aquarium in developing programs and exhibits that go beyond the offerings of a typical Aquarium, connecting the public with ocean science through the visual and performing arts, multimedia, and technology.

Dr. Schubel joined the Aquarium in 2002. He will remain in his current role while the Aquarium’s Board of Directors conducts a search for his replacement.

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What's New

September 4, 2019

Things to See and Do at the Aquarium This Fall

Visit in fall to see new animals, experience cultural festivals, and learn more about our planet.

This fall at the Aquarium, see new animals, enjoy seasonal festivals and special events, and experience Pacific Visions.

Visitors watch yellowtail

What's New

June 24, 2019

Things to See and Do at the Aquarium This Summer

Explore pathways to a sustainable future in Pacific Visions, plus visit 12,000 animals in over 100 exhibits.

The Aquarium offers fun for the whole family, including animals you can touch, whale watching cruises, daily shows with our animal care experts, convenient parking, and its new Pacific Visions wing featuring an immersive theater show.

Side view of a small, reddish-purple bigeye octopus inside aquarium exhibit resting on a rock surface

What's New

February 26, 2019

What’s New at the Aquarium This Spring

This season at the Aquarium, see a new show in the Ocean Theater, visit your favorite animals, and take part in our cultural festivals and events celebrating our ocean planet.

This season at the Aquarium, see a new show in the Ocean Theater, visit your favorite animals, and take part in our cultural festivals and events celebrating our ocean planet.

Bigfin Reef Squid

What's New

January 3, 2019

Things to See and Do at the Aquarium This Winter

Exhibits & Events

During your Aquarium visit this season, be sure to see new animals on exhibit and enjoy cultural festivals and special events for members.

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