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Aquarium of the Pacific

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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
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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Interactive Aquarium Experience

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Meghan K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 4 days ago NEW

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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Playa Vista, CA.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 NEW 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 NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a super educational and interesting aquarium with lots of touch exhibits and interactive exhibits.

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Chula Vista, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Aquarium of the Pacific. There are a lot of interesting indoor and outdoor exhibits. We had quite a bit of difficulty with parking. The parking structure was expensive and very crowded. There was a long line of cars and it took a long time to find a spot. There are lots of restaurants nearby... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely day here! Truly was a magical and fascinating experience. Very easy to find your way around. There was even a walk through area where you could feed tropical birds who were very friendly indeed!

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a lot of sea creatures, very colorful and amazing. We were able to touch a stingray and other creatures. Very educational and entertaining. It will probably will take you a couple of hours to see the whole thing. There are a lot of restaurants and shops close by. Also the Queen Mary is close by. Very relaxing atmosphere.

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