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Aquarium of the Pacific

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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“jelly fish” (121 reviews)
“touch tanks” (92 reviews)
“sea creatures” (88 reviews)
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100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place to visit but very crowded during our Sunday visit. The kids enjoyed all the exhibits (especially feeding the birds and touching the sting rays)

Thank snoozeulose
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice aquarium and good selection of animals on display. A lot of interactive petting pools for the kids. Aquarium can be very busy during the summer. Recommend getting there early during the summer months to get parking near by.

Thank socal586
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have enjoyed going to the aquarium for about two now. Our son loves watching the fish and we always have a good time.

Thank Flint5oh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent aquarium. Quite large. Lots of exhibits. Kind of pricey, but they do have a military discount. Overall, a nice place.

Thank g3times
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the Aquarium with a friend. We just loved it, and only hoped we would have had more time to spend there, unfortunately we were only passing through LA. It was definitely still worth a visit. The only thing we would hope to be better...More

Thank Kirre
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I love to visit aquariums when traveling. This is now one of our favorites. We loved the range of animals and sea life and the hands-on experiences. My favorite part was feeding the lorikeets. We did find the map a bit confusing...More

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to this aquarium, because I saw that they had a seahorse and sea dragon promotion. I have never seen seahorses or sea dragons, and I was pleasantly surprised with the quantities that they had at this aquarium. It was a magical experience! I...More

Thank Crystal F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was looking forward to visiting this aquarium but was left feeling disappointed. It did not have the wow factor that I was expecting. However, kids would love it. There were plenty of staff on hand to explain and answer questions. Also several interactive areas...More

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 6 days ago

Mi Familia And I also got a kick out of getting to actually pet the sea life. We try to visit this expansive learning aquarium at least every quarter, when time allows, during our many trips to Long Beach.

Thank irishmexicanjoe80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely the biggest aquarium I think I've ever been to. It was a bit confusing walking around inside as a lot of the entrances looked similar. I'm unsure if a map was available but we weren't given one, this probably would've helped. Was...More

Thank ChloeRachel92
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Alejandro M
27 July 2017|
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11 June 2017|
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Response from Tedd B | Reviewed this property |
At that time it will probably be pretty long. If possible, get there when the ticket office opens to avoid the long lines
Charlotte M
10 May 2017|
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Response from Munchkin208 | Reviewed this property |
The whale watching tour would be fine for a 2 year old - the downstairs indoor seating area is enclosed (no chance of falling overboard!) and has huge windows so you can still see really well.