April 30, 2023
25 Years of Connecting to Nature at the Aquarium of the Pacific
Join us as the Aquarium celebrates its 25th Anniversary with new exhibits, events, and programs highlighting the remarkable natural world right outside our door.
January 14, 2022
What’s New at the Aquarium
As you plan your next visit to the Aquarium, don’t miss the must-see new animals and upcoming events at the Aquarium this season!
December 17, 2021
A Look Back at 2021 at the Aquarium
The Aquarium was a bright spot for visitors and a growing online audience during the difficult year that was 2021. We provided fun, learning, and respite from the stress of the pandemic by offering connections with nature. Undeterred by COVID, we continued to rescue injured marine life, restore populations and habitats, and reduce waste.
December 3, 2021
Holidays at the Aquarium
Visit the Aquarium with friends or family this holiday season and enjoy festive décor and photo opportunities, unique holiday shopping, and holiday extras on weekends.
October 4, 2021
Top Things to See and Do at the Aquarium This Fall
Don’t miss these exhibits, animals, and events at the Aquarium this season.
March 12, 2021
The Aquarium is Fully Open
Explore all our exhibits, including sea otters, sharks, sea jellies, frogs, and more in our Tropical, Northern, and Southern California/Baja Galleries.
February 23, 2021
The Value of Membership
Membership is a great value no matter how you look at it. Each level is priced so that the membership pays for itself in a few visits. Plus, members receive 12 months of valuable benefits.
December 21, 2020
2020 at the Aquarium
Read about the education, conservation, animal care, and outreach work that happened at the Aquarium this year despite the hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 5, 2020
Enjoy Virtual Offerings and Donate
Due to new Safer-at-Home orders, the Aquarium has fully closed to the public for at least three weeks starting Sunday, December 6, 2020. We were all hoping for a better holiday season. For some relief during this challenging time, we invite you to enjoy our Virtual Offerings. Also, please help us with whatever donation you can afford.
September 14, 2020
Now Accepting Applications for African American Scholar Program
The Aquarium will award $50,000 each year to support African American students who demonstrate a commitment to studies related to careers in the aquarium field.
July 15, 2020
Aquarium Announces New CEO
The Aquarium of the Pacific has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Kareiva as its new president and CEO beginning on August 1, 2020. Current President and CEO Dr. Jerry R. Schubel will retire from the Aquarium on July 31, 2020.
June 8, 2020
Aquarium Announces 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.
March 23, 2020
Aquarium Launches Online Academy
The new program includes both on-demand videos and activities for all ages and a schedule of interactive live programs with Aquarium educators.
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.
January 15, 2020
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.