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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
Phone Number: +1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the...

Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.

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Really cool aquarium

Definitely worth visiting if you're in the area. Not a really big aquarium but has a lot of see. The areas are split up in a logical manner so you can see different fish near... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely worth visiting if you're in the area. Not a really big aquarium but has a lot of see. The areas are split up in a logical manner so you can see different fish near other species that they'd be around in the wild. Good for small kids but during the week be careful because many schools field trip to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wished it was bigger but saw lots of interesting things. Definitely a place to bring the kids. The divers were the coolest. They also have an area where you can touch certain creatures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Got to touch sharks and sting rays. There was an otter that was playing with my husband. Seeing the shark eggs were cool. Also seeing the baby fish

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very good place to visit in Long Beach with so many different species. I for one am not so fond of understanding different species but looking at these different variety of species is a Treat in Itself. Please keep at least 3 Hours for this. If with kids, probably a little more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This aquarium was perfect for our family outing with our 4 and 6 year old girls. They have several different touch-tanks for hands-on exposure to some of the marine wildlife, plus hundreds of tanks in each of the areas. The girls loved the interactive guidebook that taught them about each area/focus of fish because it included a spot for them... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very friendly hands on aquarium. The volunteers here are very knowledgeable. And they demonstrate and teach you about the exhibits. Not just tell you the name of the animal. Not a big place but plenty of hands on exhibits with the chance for you to pet a sting ray, jelly fish and others sea life. My son... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to learn about the ocean and fish, I had a great time with the exhibits. Many different animals and the best part if you get a little tired or hungry many good restaurants around with good drinks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many people for my taste. The space seems very tiny for all the attractions. But great for the kids!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was raining pretty heavily on Saturday and I was glad that most of the area is indoor. There are lot of rooms with different themes/regions. My three years old enjoy stamping the booklet. There are also outdoor area that we can pet/touch the fish and sharks. It is interesting and fun way to spend few hours in the afternoon.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the alarum on a recent trip to Long Beach. We learned a lot during this visit. Who knew horseshoe crabs have blue blood?

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