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Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

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Both children and adults will enjoy viewing sea creatures of the Pacific in their natural habitats here.
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3720 Stephen M White Dr, san pedro, california, USA, Los Angeles, CA 90731-7012
+1 310-548-7562
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

This was a perfect place to go not only for the wedding but wedding on the beach!! Two events at the same time no one can complain!!!

Thank terridavidson82
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Well its free admission so can't complain too much, the interior is a little run down and smells fishy but the creatures are well maintained and look happy. You can see some interesting Jellyfish and even seahorses. Its worth a stop with young ones if...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Unlike famous aquariums in Chicago and Monterey, Cabrillo is run on donations and caters to kids and school field trips. Beware, on any given day more than 300 kids could be around. Once you pay your $5 donation, you will enjoy quite an extension collection...More

2  Thank LGspartan
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I have been going to this museum ever since I was a child, I really like going here, a nice place to stroll and relax. Some of the old whale bones are the same ones when I was a kid. They also have a small...More

1  Thank esethebomb
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Very informative exhibits with a great combination of detail and live animals. This was a great couple of hours checking out live developing shark embryo, lots of jellyfish, sea horses, star fish, and the list goes on. Loved this place!

1  Thank ChuckC545
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We had never been to this aquarium before (had been to many others) which is on the small side, but oh so perfect! We planned this cub scout activity (in conjunction to the Pt Fermin Lighthouse) over a year ago and had a PERFECT day....More

Thank Billie R
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We drove out from the desert on a Friday to explore this free museum with no real expectations, ended up having a thoroughly enjoyable day with my 3 and 6 yr old. The aquarium is on the small side but there are so many displays...More

2  Thank Alison C
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

A free entrance , though they recommend $5/adult and $1/child. Our 3 yr old grandson loved the exhibits. We spent about an hour there and were never bored. Not a large commercial aquarium, but a value alternative. You can also go to Cabrillo Beach across...More

1  Thank LouisVal
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This little place was enjoyable and educational, we gave a $5 donation per adult and spent 4 very enjoyable hours here.

2  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Easy to spend an hour or more. Lots to see. Volunteers on the weekend, youn teens very knowledgeable about their subject. Very reasonable admission. My guess would be 50 exhibits in one building. A second building was really neat with a lot of hands on...More

1  Thank Judpma012
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