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Alaska SeaLife Center

301 Railway Avenue, P.O. Box 1329, Seward, AK 99664
(907) 224-6300
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Seward
Type: Aquariums, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife, Antiquing
Traveler Description: Built in 1997 mainly by funds from Exxon Valdez oil spill fines, the Alaska SeaLife Center is a not-for-profit working towards public education... more »
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The Alaska SeaLife Center was the perfect place to go in the rain. We were so glad we did not take the cruise to Alaska. Those that did were allowed less than an hour to visit the Alaska SeaLife Center – We were there for three hours. We got to see puffins, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, giant Pacific octopus... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

After we deported our cruise in Seward we went to the sea life center. It was nice and they do have the usual sea creatures that you see in Alaska. I just thought it would be a little bigger. I guess I am used to aquariums.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

You will se fish and seals everywhere - but where can you stand right next to a tufted puffin or one of the many other seabirds? You can here. Great!

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A good museum for all ages. Excellent displays of puffins and various sea life. Close to shops and restaurants.

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Arlington VA
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16 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As part of our Road Scholar program, we visited the SeaLife Center on two separate occasions. It's a must-see to become acquainted with the mammals and bird life of the area. Great for kids, with lots of informative and hands-on exhibits. Friendly, helpful staff and fantastic views of Resurrection Bay from the outside terrace.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It rains in Seward and when it does this is a good place to visit. It's not a very big place so take your time looking at the fish and exhibits. I like the fact that we could leave, have lunch, and then come back. Just show them your receipt. We enjoyed lunch elsewhere did some shopping then came back.... More

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altamonte springs, florida
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9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is the main and only attraction at Downtown Seward. It is well worth to visit. We spent few hours walking around and reading about nature and animals on the area.

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Free bus takes you from town to center. Excellent display of Alaskan sea life. The water in the displays were not clear because of a hand rain the night before but was still worth seeing

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Lodi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had a presentation showing us live puffins. The naturalist held live puffins and other birds, and educated us about them. This place has live animals in their habitat, and it is so interesting and unique.

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Holon, Israel
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25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We can't get places on fishing tour and decided for Sea Life center ,and we didn't were disappointed, so huge exhibition of sea wildlife ,fishes,mammals, crustacean,birds we spend enjoying, there about 3 hours.

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