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Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
562 590 3100
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Ranked #3 of 41 attractions in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Aquarium of the Pacific provides a great half - 3/4 day activity while in the Long Beach area. The exhibits vary and can be done either at a quick pace or taking additional time to read up on each animal. There are several "hands on" stations for kids with lines that move quicker than they look. I felt that... More

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Upstate, NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I went on my own to the evening hours (5-8:30) on a Monday. It was delightful! I was glad I did a bit of research on the exhibits before I went or I wouldn't have known that the Lorikeet forest closes at 5:30. I went there first, bought a cup of nectar and let the fun begin! The birds were... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We loved the array of fish at this aquarium. We saw sea horses, octopus, sea dragons and others we had never seen at other US aquariums. Part of the aquarium is outdoors. It is a great family outing! We went with friends and the age range of children was 5-15 and all of them enjoyed our visit. We watched the... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Decent little aquarium. Parking is in the parking garage. Which is used for the whole area. If you go to the aquarium they will validate, $8.We just did the general admission with the 2 4D movies. Do not get the "4D" films. Monsters of the deep, and Turtle vision. ABSOLUTELY not 4d. I don't think the kids would enjoy it.... More

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The kids loved the penguins, sharks, and sting rays.. too afraid to touch them, but was a fun visit.

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San Pedro, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I can't believe I waited so long to go here.i thought it would be small and boring,but it wasn't.it was big,there is a lot to do there.and we had a lot of fun. My grandson loved looking at all of the sea life.and watching the seal show. A must do trip if you are in long beach .look online to... More

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Newport Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our two year old adores it. Prices are fair, it isn't far, great all around. Perfect for toddlers .!

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Riverside, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Was a great day lots to see. Loved the extra things that have been added since I was there when it first opened. Loved the hands on features.

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Brooklyn Park, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We'll built however could b bigger exhibits. Price is reasonable parking right Across the road. Have persons explains various sea finds.

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This aquarium is a real jewel in Long Beach and a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. Our grandchildren were very entertained by the numerous interactive exhibits (touching various sea creatures such as sharks, rays, etc.) and we all learned a lot from the very informative and friendly staff. The aquarium has a cadre of extremely dedicated and... More

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