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Alaska SeaLife Center

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301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (131 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
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"behind the scenes"
in 134 reviews
"sea life"
in 458 reviews
"octopus"
in 131 reviews
"touch tank"
in 94 reviews
"bird exhibit"
in 62 reviews
"small aquarium"
in 37 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 37 reviews
"bird area"
in 36 reviews
"puffin encounter"
in 34 reviews
"sea urchins"
in 31 reviews
"fish"
in 283 reviews
"bird room"
in 28 reviews
"oil spill"
in 34 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 35 reviews
"exxon valdez"
in 26 reviews
"great for kids"
in 44 reviews
"all ages"
in 110 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was very crowded the day we came, but it was spread out enough so that we didn’t struggle to see most things. There is a wide variety of sea creatures, with a lot of information about each species. However, we felt that it...More

Thank SumBug82
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed this attraction - needed another hour to see all the exhibits. We took the one hour back scene tour and learned a lot without spending a fortune on an animal / bird experience.

Thank normanm863
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was unsure about going th the sea life center. I’ve been to the zoo and I’ve seen animals in water before. BUT! I’ve not seen the birds they had in the exhibit. They were so fun to watch. Not only did they have birds...More

Thank Kay V
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Might seem silly to go to indoor Sealife center when point of Alaska is the outdoors ! However, if seeing puffins and eider ducks up close is on the Bucket List -- this is where to go. Both develop full Mating Plumage in May and...More

Thank DesertFarmer
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got to go "behind the scenes" and that was a wonderful experience. I was sad that the enclose for the male sea lion was so small.

Thank franpost254
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect activity for a rainy day. It is not very large, however it is laid out well and is highly educational. Children will especially love this place. Need to spend at least two hours here.

Thank Manuel B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Plenty to see learn and do for a few hours on a stormy day Good gift shop Touch pool was fun Birds were beautiful

Thank Melissa G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing live bird and sea life displays Staff were very informative regarding questions Major environmental messages

Thank Carol K
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AlaskaSeaLifeCenter, Public Relations Manager at Alaska SeaLife Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for letting us know what you liked. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your support of the Alaska SeaLife Center!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Living in Florida, I have seen many aquariums and this one is just average. With the exception of a single sea lion (who appeared to act lonely and stressed) and a couple of otters, there wasn't much new to see. There are the standard fish...More

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were here 2 weeks ago and it was wonderful! So much to see and learn. The hands-on was great for my toddler grandson (and me too!). Don’t miss out on a visit here. They even allow you to come and go for your days...More

Thank Monica D
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AlaskaSeaLifeCenter, Public Relations Manager at Alaska SeaLife Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for letting us know what you liked. We hope you come back for another visit soon!

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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.
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Peeeper
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
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mambo-bambo
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shrlrd4 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer by Chani is correct.
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