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Aquariums & Marine Science

Blue Submarine

Various Locations – The Blue Submarine is a marine biology outreach program offering classes and activities for students pre-K through 8th grade. They can also bring live tidepool animals to you, adding an unforgettable experience to a birthday party, school program or special event. Read More

Aquarium of the Pacific

Long Beach – The aquarium is currently open, featuring only its outdoor areas including Moon Jelly Touchpool, Shark Lagoon, Lorikeet Forest, Our Water Future, Southern California Steelhead Story, Molina Animal Care Center, June Keyes Penguin Habitat, Ray Habitat Touchpool, Seals and Sea Lions, and Shorebird Sanctuary. Read More

Birch Aquarium

La Jolla – Visit more than 5,000 fish in 60+ habitats. Get hands-on in their living tide-pool exhibit. Watch a shark feeding or catch a show and witness divers descent into two-story Giant Kelp Forests. Read More

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

San Pedro – 35 saltwater tanks and touch tanks, plus discovery labs and an Aquatic Nursery. Tours, classes, camps, youth docents, family programs, events, tide pool walks and grunion runs. Read More

Heal the Bay Aquarium

Santa Monica – More than 100 species, featuring touch tanks with tide-pool animals. Plus field-trip programs, kids’ classes, party packages, event days, and summer camps. Read More

Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles

San Pedro – View rescued seal and sea lion patients; free. Docent-led tours are available for groups. Volunteer opportunities for high schoolers; plus educational events and activities. Read More

Ocean Institute

Dana Point – Weekends offer kayak tours, whale and marine life cruises, tide pool hikes, tours (plant and harbor), and sails on the Spirit of Dana Point. Read More

Roundhouse Aquarium

Manhattan Beach – The Aquarium has viewing and touch tanks, a kid’s area with books and puzzles. Plus, Summer Science Beach Camp, and birthday party packages.  Read More