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Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
562 590 3100
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Ranked #2 of 41 Attractions in Long Beach
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Type: Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Oceanside, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Really nice Aquarium, they had many touch tanks for kids and adults alike. easy to get around. The day we went there were dancers proforming very sweet. I liked it very much.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

we visited this Aquarium it is a little small,too many strollers for older people like me,it's great for the kids,We loved feeding the birds,we didn't stay long it's hard to see the animals as some people will not move on they just stay in one spot.Would take the grandkids.

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Belmont Shore, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We attended a dinner event here a month ago and what a treat! The aquatic displays are beautiful and are set up almost as an art gallery. The sea life looks health and well taken care of!

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Kimberling City, Missouri
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

A great exhibit of all kinds of sea life. The touch pools for kids is very cool. Be sure to go early as it gets very crowded and it's hard to get up to the glass to see. Also, beware of the strollers ..... they're EVERYWHERE!!

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Costa Mesa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Over priced and over crowded. The food was terrible and expensive . The aquariums should show more..............................................................................................................................................................

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Burbank, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

I have visited this aquarium several times and always enjoy it. Don't expect the very large tanks, but it does have very nice displays of many ocean areas. There is also an outside "touch" area and a penguin display.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The lorikeet exhibit was excellent, the touch pools were very cool, and the sea lion and harbor seal training session was very informative. The entire venue is only 2 floors- very small compared to other aquariums I've visited.

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Long Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

As a resident of Long Beach within walking distance and a SCUBA diver, I absolutely love the Aquarium of the Pacific. It's fun to see and point out to others, not only the local fish I see diving, but also tropical fish I've either seen or want to see diving. Watching the big sharks being fed is still fun for... More

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Bellflower, California, USA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been to this Aquarium many times and at one point I was a supporting member. This is a traditional Aquarium in every sense of the word and not an ocean theme park where animals are forced to do trained behaviors for a fish. This campus is truly lovely and the exhibits are truly amazing. Long Beach did it... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I go to this aquarium every time I visit LA. The tanks and attractions are amazing and I highly recommend the behind the scenes tour. Be warned not to go on a busy day as it can get so crowded and you end up waiting for ever to get to see into the tanks.

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