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Families at the Aquarium

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a fun and educational experience for families.

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a fun and educational experience for families. In addition to our 11,000 animal exhibits with numerous opportunities for up-close encounters, we offer Harbor Tours, a 4D film experience, family festivals, a variety of children’s educational programs, birthday parties, summer and winter camps, sleepovers, and more.

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

Festivals

October 20, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

Learn what it takes to be a world-class veterinarian in charge of over 11,000 animals in this hands-on class.
Scarium of the Pacific

Festivals

October 26, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Scarium of the Pacific

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family.
Johnsons Sea Cucumber links to Johnsons Sea Cucumber

Online Learning Center

Invertebrates

Johnsons Sea Cucumber

Johnsons’ sea cucumber is not among the deep sea cucumbers that are able to swim to find prey. This species relies on particles of food falling from the surface as marine snow and prey it can find in the seafloor sediment. “Swimming” is limited to flexing its muscular body, inching along the seafloor on its tube feet.

This sea cucumber is an echinoderm. It is related to sea stars, sea urchins, and sand dollars. Little is known about the life cycle. However, scientists are beginning to learn more as they explore the depths of the ocean and have begun to learn more as a result of manned submersibles and ROVs.

Admission

Package Adult Child (3-11) Senior (62+)
General Admission including Pacific Visions | Buy Now $5 Off Web Special $34.95 $24.95 $31.95
General Admission +
Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Ages 7+)
Buy Now
(Ages 7 and up only) Enjoy the Aquarium, then discover what goes on behind the scenes! Now you can see it all in a one hour guided tour.
$47.95 $40.95 $44.95
General Admission +
Whale Watch and Dolphin Cruise In Season
Buy Now
Take a voyage with Harbor Breeze Cruises in search of several species of dolphins, sea lions, sea birds, and other marine animals.
$54.95 $40.95 $50.95
General Admission +
Harbor Tour
Buy Now
Tour the Long Beach/Los Angeles Harbors with Harbor Breeze Cruises for a 45-minute narrated cruise around one of the most active ports in the world.
$45.95 $29.95 $40.95
General Admission +
Queen Mary Admission
Buy Now
As a special incentive to our visitors who would enjoy experiencing both the Aquarium of the Pacific and the Queen Mary, we offer a combined ticket package. This special offer is available for advance purchase by calling our Aquarium ticket office at (562) 590-3100 or by purchasing online. Tickets may also be purchased at the Aquarium and/or the Queen Mary. Queen Mary combo ticket not available July 4 or December 31.
$55.00 $32.00 $55.00
General Admission +
Los Angeles Zoo Admission
Buy Now
Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and the Los Angeles Zoo for one great price. Please note that tickets are redeemable for up to one year from purchase date.
$47.00 $36.00 $46.00
General Admission +
Natural History Museum Admission
Buy Now
Visit the Aquarium and the Natural History Museum.
$41.00 $26.00 $35.00
General Admission +
Los Angeles Zoo & Natural History Museum Admissions
Buy Now
Visit all three attractions and save. Please note that tickets are redeemable for up to one year from purchase date.
$60.00 $42.00 $56.00
General Admission +
Battleship IOWA Admission
Buy Now
Visit the Aquarium and the Battleship IOWA for one low price. Please note that tickets are redeemable for up to one year from purchase date. The Iowa combo is not available on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
$40.95 $32.95 $40.95

Add-On Packages

Add on a Behind the Scenes Tour to any of the ticket packages above. Add on package must be added at time of purchase.

Options General Public Member
Behind the Scenes Tour (Ages 7+)
Purchase Add-On
(Ages 7 and up only) Enjoy the Aquarium, then discover what goes on behind the scenes! Now you can see it all in a one hour guided tour. Add on package must be added at time of purchase.
$19 $15

Aquarium Members

Options Adult Child (3-11) Senior (62+)
General Admission
Buy Membership Now
You will need to register and log in to your Aquarium Member Community in order to buy discounted tickets online.
FREE FREE FREE
Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Ages 7+)
(Ages 7 and up only) Enjoy the Aquarium, then discover what goes on behind the scenes! Now you can see it all in a one hour guided tour.
$15 $15 $15
Whale Watch and Dolphin Cruise
In Season
Take a voyage with Harbor Breeze Cruises in search of several species of dolphins, sea lions, sea birds, and other marine animals.
$25 $15 $20
Harbor Tour
Tour the Long Beach/Los Angeles Harbors with Harbor Breeze Cruises for a 45-minute narrated cruise around one of the most active ports in the world.
$15 $6 $10