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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.

Crafty Critters

Aquarium Academy

July 8, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Crafty Critters

Grab some basic household supplies and build your very own animal. Be sure to have some paper, scissors, something to color with (crayons or markers), and either tape or glue. For extra fun, you can decorate your craft with empty toilet paper rolls and ribbon.
Urban Ocean Virtual Festival

Festivals

May 2, 2020 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Urban Ocean Virtual Festival

The event will include a virtual harbor cruise, time-lapse mural painting, educational videos, and more.
Sea Level Rise

Ocean Science Center

Sea Level Rise

Use this interactive map to find areas currently at risk of flooding, areas that could be at risk in the future, and use overlays to find schools, police and fire stations, wastewater treatment plants and other facilities located within the flood zone.

Flashlight fish links to Splitfin Flashlight Fish

Online Learning Center

Bony Fishes, marine

Splitfin Flashlight Fish

Flashlight fish live in the Indo-Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. These fish have organs near their eyes that contain bioluminescent bacteria that emit light. The fish can rotate the light organs to flicker on and off to detect prey in the dark.

Admission

Package Adult Child (3-11) Senior (62+)
General Admission | Buy Now $12.00 $12.00 $12.00
General Admission +
Blue Whale and Sea Life Cruise In Season
Buy Now
Join naturalists and experts from the Aquarium of the Pacific for an ocean voyage in search of the largest animal on the planet—the blue whale.
$54.00 $39.00 $47.00
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.
$24.00 $18.00 $22.00

Tickets that expired during the closure, March 14-June 14, will be valid through 12/31/20. Coupons that expired during the closure, March 14-June 14, will be valid for an additional three months beyond the listed expiration date.

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
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
Blue Whale and Sea Life Cruise In Season
Join naturalists and experts from the Aquarium of the Pacific for an ocean voyage in search of the largest animal on the planet—the blue whale.
$45 $25 $35