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Address: 200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138
Phone Number: 503 738 6211
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Fun, rainy day side-attraction

Although it is small, this aquarium offers lots of great attractions. Prices were fair...family rate of $24 for 7 of us. All the different sea life and microscopic insects and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
momof4brilliantkids
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Centralia, Washington
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Sterling, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

On the first day there we visited the aquarium and learned a lot about the different sea creatures we saw when we visited the Haystack Rock. Very educational and you could feed the seals for a dollar. The octopuses were cool to watch change color and move around in their tanks.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This is a great old treasure! We knew what to expect when we decided to take the kids here. It's not the Baltimore Aquarium. It's an old throwback to coastal aquariums for sure. But they do a great job with this interactive aquarium. The seals were a HUGE hit with our kids and the octopus and hands on sections had... More 

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Centralia, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Although it is small, this aquarium offers lots of great attractions. Prices were fair...family rate of $24 for 7 of us. All the different sea life and microscopic insects and wormy-things kept us busy for at least a good hour. I didn't see any "suffering" going on......but I did feel a bit sorry for the seals (who probably have it... More 

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Kent, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

At $8 an Adult and $4 for children 6 and older you would think this Aquarium would have more to see but it doesn't. I made my kids circle this place 3 times to get my monies worth. The seals are fun to feed but be ready to spend an extra $1 for some mini fish to feed them. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you like ugly, dark and suffering animals; this is your kind of place. Small, ridiculously over priced to see nothing. Don't waste your money.

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The Dalles
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Have 3 kid's age 3-4-9 and it was small to use adults but great for the kid's had enough to look at and feeding the seals was very fun

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Sequim, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We LOVE the Seaside Aquarium, it's great for kids and adults as we get to lean in close and look seals, fish, octopus, lobster, and shrimp in the eyes. They keep the glass on the tanks clean so it's not one of those dingy type of places. The seals are hilarious - a gang of Harbor seals who have learned... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Highlight was definitely my three children feeding the seals. A few interesting items within. Personally I would have rather spent the money from admission toward more food to feed the seals.

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Salem, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

First I will say, it's way too small for the price that is charged. Not enough big attractions. The woman at the cash window wasn't really rude, she just seemed like she had NO patience and never smiled. I am a bit sorry I spent money there.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I took my teenage daughters here and we spent most of our time with the seals. They really enjoyed it. Little pricey for how small it is though. Staff is really friendly.

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