The Aquarium of the Pacific welcomes people of all abilities to explore the Pacific Ocean.
The Aquarium of the Pacific welcomes guests of all abilities. Please feel free to call our guest support center if you have any questions or special needs: 562-590-3100, ext. 0.
The Aquarium of the Pacific and its exhibits are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchairs are available for check out free of charge at the Information Desk. Behind-the-Scenes tours are wheelchair accessible.
Guests who are blind
Audio tours for those who are blind are available for checkout for free at the Information Desk. Visitor guides are available in Braille at the Information Desk.
Guests who are deaf
For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, scripts of our presentations are available for checkout at the Information Desk, listening devices are available in the Ocean Theater, and exhibit videos are close captioned. Sign language interpreters are available free for tours and programs with four days advance notice.
Service animals that accompany guests with disabilities are welcome (for more information, please visit our Service Animal Policy page). Because it is a free flight aviary, please note that service animals are not allowed in Lorikeet Forest but staff will provide assistance to both the guest and animal.
For our numerous public program classes, the Aquarium can develop tailored programming for groups with special needs.
The Aquarium wants all children to have a successful and enjoyable experience at camp. While we encourage campers to participate in all activities, our educators are able to provide modified lessons and some accommodations for campers with special needs.
The Aquarium hosts several events throughout the year highlighting people with disabilities. Visit our events calendar for more information on Autism Nights, Abilities Night, and the Festival of Human Abilities.