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Alaska SeaLife Center

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An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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All reviews behind the scenes sea life octopus touch tank bird exhibit nice aquarium bird area puffin encounter great exhibits sea urchins fish nice place to visit bird room oil spill exxon valdez nice gift shop great for kids
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit in spite of the very large crowd that was there. We thought that if we arrived right when they opened that we would avoid a lot of people, but that was not the case. However it was worth having to...More

Thank wostlund
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an excellent location to see the local wildlife up close and personal. The bird room is funny because they seem to like being photographed and pose while you are in there.

Thank dollarexpress
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I are former residents of the great state of Alaska-23 & 30 years, respectively-but we lived the interior & were not exposed to the vastly rich marine facets of the 49th state. We could not have hoped for a better introduction &...More

Thank ltdak2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good place to learn about the relationship of different aquatic species. Upper floor showed surface wildlife and lower level showed bottom creatures. The view of Resurrection Bay was magnificent.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see here. We took our time. The children found it educational. Plan to spend half a day. I’m very glad we visited. Definitely worth it.

Thank DaviSaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sea life center is located on the waterfront and close to shopping and restaurants. The building and grounds are beautiful, and there is an excellent collection of sea life and exhibits. There is also a very nice gift shop. The staff are excellent. The...More

Thank PittsburghBambi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've come here off and on for years and I don't know why it's taken me this long to review them. This place has done so much for sea life - rescuing and rehabilitating abandoned and injured sea animals, researching and tracking wildlife, educating the...More

1  Thank AKTraveler50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loves visiting the center. We are residents here in anchorage and wanted to take our son to do something fun while we were out in seward fishing for silvers, because we all know 4 year old can fish for maybe 2 hours before...More

Thank 448emilial
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after Kenai Fjords boat trip, best chance to see some wildlife up close, puffins are cool

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we took a nice side day trip around Seward and stopped in to see what they had here. It was a well set up center with lots to see and learn. We'll be back!

Thank Kate B
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Karen K
28 February 2017|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
Contact the Alaska Sealife Center directly. I believe they have regularly scheduled behind the scenes tours, but probably do them on special requests also. The staff is very informative and available for questions.
15 July 2016|
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Response from karjer21 | Reviewed this property |
Adult (13+) $21.95 Senior (65+) $19.95 Child (4-12) $11.95 3 and Under Free The touch tank is filled with more sea life to touch than I have ever seen and the water is so cold. Fun to... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shrlrd4 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer by Chani is correct.