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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
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+1 562-590-3100
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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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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US$30.56*
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Aquarium of the Pacific General Admission
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US$78.98*
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Spent a couple hours here with the family. We really enjoyed it. Smaller than most aquariums I have been to, and didn't particularly care for the shark exhibit. I thought that was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lawrenceville
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Lawrenceville
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a couple hours here with the family. We really enjoyed it. Smaller than most aquariums I have been to, and didn't particularly care for the shark exhibit. I thought that was lacking as the sharks are usually the number one draw. Overall, we had a good experience and I would recommend this to anyone looking to kill a few... More 

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Erlanger, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Honestly the only reason we went to the aquarium was because it was raining and couldn't stand to be in the hotel any longer. It was amazing, I saw sea creatures that I did not know even existed. The sea dragons - mind blown. The admission price was good, the overall experience was wonderful. If you are in the area,... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really fun time. Such a fascinating variety of sea creatures. Great displays and even a movie. We learned so much.

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Long Beach, California
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice way to spend the day, especially young kids with activities geared for their ages and learning experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been going to the Aquarium for years and it continues to be one of my favorite places in Long Beach. If you get the chance, definitely got to make it to a Night Dive and enjoy the adult version of the Aquarium with adult beverages and live music! Also, if you're curious about local habitats and sea life, there's no... More 

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Fernley, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved the Aquarium. There is literally something there for everyone, from the biggest to the smallest. It is entertaining and educational. The only disappointment was the penguin exhibit. It was quite small and there was no interaction of human and animals. My suggestion would be to expand it and try having trainers feeding and describing the birds. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited following a cruise and were even given a $10 per person voucher making admission $19.95 per person. Lots of great exhibits of sea life. Very well presented. Many opportunities to see live interaction with the animals and fish. Lots of things for little folks with activities geared towards them. Sea lions were a hoot and otters were clowns. Neat... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family' first visit in Long Beach, and it was raining the whole week we were there. We decided to explore things indoors other than shopping, we came across the Aquarium of the Pacific. They had the horses and dinosaurs exhibit when we were there, and we saw a lot of species/collection we haven't seen before from other international aquariums.... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Aquarium early in the morning. There were plenty of school buses, so lots of children; but there was still plenty of space to wander and view. The special exhibition was about sea horses, and it was wonderful in both the species exhibited and the information provided. It was not as big as you would expect, but it... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place to spend the day. The Aquarium offers a little bit of everything, for everyone.

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