Aquarium of the Pacific

Southern California’s largest aquarium and home to more than 12,000 animals of the Pacific Ocean. Touch sharks in the Shark Lagoon, feed Australian lorikeets in the Lorikeet Forest, visit their state-of-the-art theater, and interact with more than 100 other exhibits. Special animal encounters are also offered to get an closeup view of their most popular animals.

The aquarium’s newest exhibit, Babies!, features baby animals like fuzzy sea otters, tiny cuttlefish, mini sea jellies, and baby sharks.

Throughout the year, the aquarium features art exhibits, performing arts shows, and cultural and community festivals, plus camps, classes, and scout programs. Online reservations required on weekends, recommended on weekdays. Memberships for families and grandparents available.

Kidsguide Tip: Enjoy the lighthouse, walk around Shoreline Village, or hop on the AquaLink to round out your trip in Downtown Long Beach.



Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way,
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 590-3100



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