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Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
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Description: Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the...
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California.
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Fun place. Had some interesting exhibits as well as the usual. I was a bit disappointed by the tube - the one you walk through with water all around you. While I didn't expect the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Fun place. Had some interesting exhibits as well as the usual. I was a bit disappointed by the tube - the one you walk through with water all around you. While I didn't expect the floor to be see-through, I did think the top would be. But it isn't, so it was neat to walk thru with fish on each... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Go early. We were there shortly after it opened and could move about freely and get into the shows we wanted to see. Park in the aquarium lot and get the ticket validated for the $8 rate. Be sure to pet the jellies and the sharks. The otters and the penguins were our favorites. Watch the sea lions from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

You don't need to much time to visit all the aquarium,you can do it in two hours. Is a good place to the little kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Recently went to the Aquarium with my family and totally loved it. Situated in downtown Long Beach, right where they have the Long Beach Grand Prix and nestled in a corner of the bay where the Queen Mary resides. I can't even begin to tell you how wonderful thi place is for kids. From the Lorikeet exhibit to the shark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

One of the best we have ever been to. Plenty of great displays on the SoCal Eco system. Get there early as it gets packed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Just loved the location, the inside plenty of space wonderful exhibits, educational learned about the local sea life

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Layton, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We have been to several other aquariums and loved our experience here. There are lots of hands on touching which my kids love (sharks, sting rays, jellies, star fish/urchins/sea cucumbers, etc.) My kids were entertained and learned a lot. The only downer of the day was lunch, we didn't plan very well. I wish we could have packed it. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was hesitant to go here because of my feelings on Long Beaches parking policy, i.e. pay a fortune for the privilege of spending more money at the shops and restaurants. They actually make it reasonable to use the parking garage directly across the street form the aquarium; all day parking for $8.00 with validation. We started out with lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Really nice aquarium with excellent exhibits for young and old as well as indoor and outdoor space. Kids will like the interactive opportunities like the petting tanks. Adults will like the various shows about otters and other guests which are informative. We particularly liked the "jellies" exhibit and the otters. Be prepared for crowds when it's hot as lots of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Having been to many aquariums in Australia and USA I am afraid that the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific does not rate very high. The best one I have seen in USA is in Baltimore and in Australia; Sydney's Aquarium both offer high class experiences: far better that Long Beach. Must admit I am completely bemused why they would... More 

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