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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We scheduled a visit the day before the cruise to Kenai Fjords. We thought it would enlighten us city people about what exactly lives in this part of Alaska. First of the staff are really loving what they do, the reception being spacious and efficient,...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent several hours here when we ended our land tour and before the cruise ship. We learned so much about the sea life here with the interactive and live exhibits. This center is very well done and designed. Very interesting and educational. We especially...More

Thank Lois L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing; great for the entire family; awesome learning experience on everything from seals and sea lions to puffins and other sea birds. Snack bar, fabulous gift shop, very good exhibits and explanations of what you're seeing. Worth every cent of the admission price; they give...More

Thank Curious744921
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My two little girls and I went to visit and had a great time! My girls loved seeing all the different creatures and I loved the Stellar Sea Lions!

Thank ashleyam333
Reviewed 4 days ago

Spend a couple of hours at Seward Sealife Center and enjoyed amazing 2 story aquariums plus huge seals and otters playing around. Plenty to see and great to read about the important work they do rescuing and rehabilitating animals. Nice walk back to the train...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had time to kill so we went into the Alaska SeaLife Center and had a surprisingly wonderful time. There was an artists show in the lobby and we got some amazing hand crafted glass. The artist was there and was so nice to us....More

Thank Tomee K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some time in Seward, this was not originally on our list of to do's but so happy we added it once we were there. Definatley worth the money and time. it's a small musuem where you can get up close to the animlas....More

Thank jackiesD6571UH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you feel little bit tired of all the hikes and cruises and fishing and kayaking go to the alaska sealife center. They have a really nice excursion of every type of sealife cruising in alaskan seas (excluding whales ofc lol) Definitely recommed checking this...More

Thank Jan Č
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Sea Life center! Exhibits were so fun and the animals were beautiful. Wonderful because the Sea Life center is involved with research and wildlife rehab!

Thank HalfpintAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After paying the entry fee I was expecting the sea life center to be a lot bigger. It had really cool fish though and was exciting for my little one.

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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.