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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

UCOMING EVENTS

Scout Day
Jun 19
2021

Scout Day

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More Things to See

Group of whales and logo

Whales: Voices in the Sea

Discover the sounds of humpback, sperm, gray, blue, beaked, and Northern right whales in this online version of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s exhibit Whales: Voices in the Sea. Listen to each whale call, watch videos on the whales, learn about conservation issues, and see interviews with scientists.

Grunt Sculpin

Grunt Sculpin

Grunt sculpins, the only species in the family Rhamphocottidae, are unique looking marine fish. Distinctive characteristics include a large head that is about 60 percent of the body length, a long snout, and two bony ridges on top of the head. Instead of scales, they have small plates with many minute spines.

tropical parrotfish in front of coral closeup

Webcam: Coral Predators

Parrotfish and other animals that eat coral help control coral growth.

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 $68.95
CHILD (3-11) $53.95
SENIOR (62+) $65.95
Blue Whale with cliff background

Join naturalists and experts from the Aquarium for a 2.5 hour ocean voyage in search of the largest animal on the planet—the blue whale.

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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. Member reservations required.

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 $44
CHILD (3-11) $29
SENIOR (62+) $37
Blue Whale with cliff background

Join naturalists and experts from the Aquarium for a 2.5 hour ocean voyage in search of the largest animal on the planet—the blue whale.

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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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