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Seaside Aquarium

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Small but fun

Enjoyed our time at the Aquarium, feeding the seals is fun and can be wet, this is a small aquarium... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oakville, Washington
Fees the seals

The seals love the attention and get quite demanding of fish. All 5 of my children loved this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mapleton, Oregon
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The Seaside Aquarium is a small privately owned aquarium. A family of harbor seals awaits you at the front entrance, which you can feed. Food may be purchased after paid admission. Inside we 35 glass front tanks, which feature marine life found...more
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200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138-5945
+1 503-738-6211
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed our time at the Aquarium, feeding the seals is fun and can be wet, this is a small aquarium but it is well kept and educational.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 904johni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seals love the attention and get quite demanding of fish. All 5 of my children loved this experience, from the seals out front to the several octopi and touch tank.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

My first tip is to go when its not peak hours, it is very small and gets crowded easily or even a line to pay and get in. We went during slower hours its a blast to feed the seals they get excited act crazy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ksbk2018
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The aquarium is great for kids to learn about the sea and the creatures in it. Plus they have a tank with 8 seals that you can hand feed for $2.00 for a small fish tray. (The money helps the aquarium buy food for the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trevor O
Reviewed November 8, 2018

This is a very small aquarium right on the beach in Seaside. While the whole museum will only take you about 15 minutes to see, there is the option to feed the sea lions, which was great fun for myself and my 6 year-old Grandson.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MelissaO4
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Loved the seals. There was a nice open pool area with glass around so that you would not get wet. You could feed them and watch them interact. There were many displays featuring information about the habitat of the area with many different aquariums of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judy S
Reviewed November 3, 2018

That you can feed the seals anytime of the day was a hoot! This is a great stop for any kids and sure to bring a smile to parents/grandparents watching the antics of the individual seals vying for a snack tossed by their kids. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MandMfromMi
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

The aquarium was very small and the tanks were very small. You can pay $2 for a tray of fish to feed the seals. We had a lot of fun watching the seals play and eat. I hope they have a larger area behind the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 727JamieW
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Like the seal and was there at feeding like watching kids and adult feeding the sea lion the all the fish

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ambassador312592
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Such a fun place to visit and feel the past as well :) The sealions were so adorable and fun to watch :) Also has a gift shop

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicolette D
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rachel g
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Aibhinn | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $8, children are $4.
Laurie B
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Maxwell S | Reviewed this property |
There aren't any see cucumbers in the aquarium. But there are star fish!
Fay D
August 1, 2016|
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Response from FoodieFan7771 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $6.00 per senior and good all day! You can get a hand stamp and come and go as you please.