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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.

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.

Aquarium Hours

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | DAILY

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Open every day of the year, except Christmas Day and during the weekend of the Grand Prix of Long Beach (April 7-9, 2017).

Watershed Exhibit Hours

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. |
WEEKENDS

1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. |
MONDAY–FRIDAY

Please note the weekday hours of the Watersheds: Pathways to the Pacific exhibit

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collage of ocean and map images

Ocean in Motion

View images, video, and datasets that are featured in our Science on a Sphere® film Ocean in Motion. Learn more about the world’s fisheries, dead zones in the ocean, ocean currents and ecosystems, and more, as well as what we can do to preserve the ocean as a home for marine life and a source of seafood.

Blue-tongued Skink

Blue-Tongued Skink

Also known as eastern blue-tongued lizard, the blue-tongued skink is an elusive, non-aggressive, large, terrestrial lizard native to Australia. Aptly named, their tongues are blue. Body colors vary from silvery-gray, yellow, brown or black above with irregular dark or pale cross bands. Blue-tongued skinks sometimes have a dark streak from eyes to ears. Their ventral side is white to pale yellow. The blue-tongued skink is listed as a species of least concern by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Sand tiger shark face close up

Webcam: Shark Lagoon

This exhibit includes several species of the oceans’ top predators, including a blacktip reef shark, sand tiger shark, zebra shark, and reticulate whiptail ray.

Aquarium Prices

General Admission

ADULT $36.95
CHILD (3-11) $26.95
SENIOR (62+) $33.95

ADMISSION PACKAGES

Purchase package experiences for additional savings

ADULT $58.95
CHILD (3-11) $44.95
SENIOR (62+) $54.95
Gray Whale fluke

Enjoy a 2 to 2.5 hour voyage out in the open Pacific in ocean in search for one of the world’s longest migrating mammals.

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ADULT $48.95
CHILD (3-11) $31.95
SENIOR (62+) $42.95
Sea Lions on red buoy

See the downtown shoreline, ocean vistas, ships from around the world, and even sea lions in this 45-minute tour of one of the most active ports in the world.

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AQUARIUM MEMBER PRICES

Annual Membership

Levels include unlimited admission and member benefits.

Add-on Experiences for Members

ADULT $27
CHILD (3-11) $19
SENIOR (62+) $22
Gray Whale fluke

Enjoy a 2 to 2.5 hour voyage out in the open Pacific in ocean in search for one of the world’s longest migrating mammals.

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ADULT $15
CHILD (3-11) $6
SENIOR (62+) $10
Sea Lions on red buoy

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.

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