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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (174 reviews)
“small sharks” (37 reviews)
“sea world” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802-8126
+1 562-590-3100
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1 - 10 of 2,347 reviews

Reviewed today

Our visit to the Aquarium was part of our return journey following a cruise and I found it the perfect end of 17 days away from home. The staff are welcoming and friendly with a wealth of subject knowledge and judging by the number of...More

Thank williamsc152016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While in long beach we took in the aquarium was a fun and interesting time. There was lots to see and do. With tanks set up so you could feel the exhibits. They had seal and sea-lion shows and divers feeding the fish. We have...More

Thank merrit girl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When your 6 year old breaks down in tears after going to the aquarium because they are exhausted, I would say you had a good time! My family of five (mom, dad, 6,14, and 12) loved it. The exhibits were great. We especially loved the...More

Thank USCfan30
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had been here way back when it first opened and remembered it fondly. Our return trip was not so wonderful. We absolutely enjoyed seeing all the specimens but the floor plan is so confusing we were never sure if we saw everything we wanted...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a small aquarium so when 10 buses of school kids show up it gets very crowded very quickly. So, our party of 4 decided to take the Behind the Scene tour. That was very worthwhile, seeing all of the operation that goes on...More

Thank allisond660
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place does not show it's 18 yr old age and in fact will be adding on with an new auditorium. I found the free brochure to be a little confusing until after I roamed around a bit. If there was a suggested path way I...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge variety of sea life, easy to see, very well taken care of. Plan to spend about three hours, try to catch the shows, especially the seal/sea lion expo. Fun for kids, interesting for adults, amazing beauty for everyone.

Thank debrah731
Reviewed 1 week ago

not very big....disappointing that there were no large sharks. That said everything is well maintained, employees are very nice and knowledgeable and the animals are well cared for

Thank Bettinabudget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great aquarium. So many species of fish and the sea horses and sea dragons exhibit was going on as well. It was immaculate, you can tell it’s very well taken care of. But there wasn’t really anything out of the ordinary here.

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love my aquariums and this was the first American aquarium. It was ok but nothing spectacular. Not sure where the lorikeet enclosure fits in with an aquarium though??? Gift shop has nice stuff.

Thank aok47
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Alejandro M
27 July 2017|
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12 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
11 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.