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Aquarium of the Pacific

Address: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone Number: 562 590 3100
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$29*
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Ranked #4 of 34 Attractions in Long Beach
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner 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 young children, Activities for older children
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Fresno, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I was visiting with my son and his family in Southern California and he suggested that we go to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. I had been by it before but this was the first time I actually visited it. I thought it was very nice. There are a lot of things to do there. You can... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We arrived here at 4pm and it closed at 6 we were hoping to rush it and finish in two hours but should have taken warning from a father who asked if it was still worth going in and the staff said plenty of time, Well we were out by 5pm. it really was not worth the trip from central... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We visited the aquarium late in the afternoon and enjoyed it without spending the entire day there. All in all. A good experience and value for the money

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Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Lots of cool displays of fish and sea creatures. Many 'hands on' pools so you can touch and feel what some of the sea creatures/fish feel like. Staff was very knowledgeable and courteous. You can spend almost a whole day there or just breeze through.

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

What a great place for the whole family even young kids. Lots to do and see and touch as well.you could spend days there is so much to see and do .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Whenever friends and family come to town I always take them there. The kids have such a great time seeing all the animals

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We have read in detail, about getting there when it opens up, or after 3 p,m,, and we chose to be there at 9 a.m. We had purchased tickets at AAA, which made our entry that much easier. Greeted by 2 Aquarium workers, who thanked us for coming (we told them that we were from Pennsylvania), and they kindly pointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great aquarium - the afternoon I spent there was my favourite part of my whole trip to Long Beach. The volunteers were extremely knowledgeable and helpful, which really enriched my experience, as they were so happy to talk about the animals, and share their love for them. Many different exhibits from various parts of the ocean, which was very interesting... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Very nice aquarium! Not very well organised but that's okay. Great for families with kids but older ones will enjoy this place as well. Very very crowded. Try to go in the morning.

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Columbus, Oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited the museum on a Tuesday in December and it was bustling with school groups. Its an incredible collection of sea life that one can not only look at but some exhibits include animals one can touch! They have cow head Rays, Bonnet head sharks and horseshoe crabs you can touch as well as sea stars and sea cucumbers,... More 

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