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Seaside Aquarium

200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138
503 738 6211
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Ranked #6 of 7 Attractions in Seaside
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Great experience for my family. First time to the aquarium and the seals were a greeting to remember! We touched the starfish and read about the striped fish from Japan!! What a trip it had! Thank you and we look forward to returning in the summer.

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Bandon, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

This is a small aquarium with Seals that are splashy & noisy & fun at feeding time. Small enough that the kids do not get bored.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I had free entrance to the aquarium through a Groupon deal with my lodging. I got there shortly after they opened on a truly wet, cold, rainy day, and I can say that ALL of the staff were welcoming, sunny and warm! The aquarium is very small, but it gives an exceptional introduction to the aquatic life of the Oregon... More 

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Paradise, California
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3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is not one of those huge-and-hard-to-absorb-in-a-day aquariums owned by a multi-million dollar nonprofit. It's a small, family-operated aquarium whose owners are obviously very dedicated to Oregon coast sea life and to teaching (gently) this beach town's visitors more about what's under the waves outside. They succeed admirably. We left after our 1.5-hour visit wishing we'd allotted more time before... More 

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Corona, California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wen read up on the Birch Aquarium we haven't went yet. We also saw a video on it, but we go tomorrow sounds interesting, we are looking forward to taking our grand daughter there tomorrow.

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Falcon Cove, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It's small, yet provides children with things to create a memory to take home with them. Feel real close to the fish. The Seals are funny.

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Seaside, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Very, very large price for very few exhibits. The seals are the best part, only 2.00 to feed. I would never pay the full admission price again. I would only pay to feed the seals. The staff is extremely nice,helpful and knowledgeable about the very few exhibits they do have.

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Eugene, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always came here as a child and have brought my kids here when they were younger. The highlight is feeding the sea lions.

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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very quaint little aquarium. For me, I pay admission so I can feed the seals. They put on quite a show trying to get you to feed them. The touch tanks there are very nice.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Feeding the seals is a blast. They are like aquatic dogs that are competing for your attention. You will leave with such a grin on your face.

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