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Address: 301 Railway Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: 19072246300
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Antiquing, Leisure education, Viewing wildlife
Description: An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of...
An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
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Nice place to spend a coupls of hours in Seward

We got a vocher for Alaska Sea Life Center with the Kenai Fjords tours. It is a great place to spend with young kids for a couple of hours. It was pouring the couple of days we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

We got a vocher for Alaska Sea Life Center with the Kenai Fjords tours. It is a great place to spend with young kids for a couple of hours. It was pouring the couple of days we were there in Seward. So this was a great place to hang out.

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Chatsworth, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Nice afternoon. The birds are fun to watch as the puffins dive down into the tank and all the sea birds show you their tricks and cute little personalities. The seals and sea lions are also interesting to watch. The program to save orphan animals is a worthwhile effort. The Salmon exhibit is interesting.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Good place to visit with kids, not for lone adults. Do not get me wrong it was interesting, but I have the same thing close to home. Take the kids and have some fun.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

After hiking up to the Exit Glacier we had some time to kill before a late dinner in Seward. Decided on visiting the Sea Life Center and we were glad that we did. Thought we would spend an hour but stayed for over two hours. Great exhibits and aquariums with adequate explanations. The limited staff at night (we were part... More 

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Madison, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

You get to see, hear, touch and smell the inhabitants. I believe that the animals are all rescues who couldn't survive in the wild. We were particularly impressed by a really big male Sea Lion. Highly recommended

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Herriman, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this Aquarium the evening before we boarded our Cruise out of Seward AK. It was a very good little aquarium. Some of our favorites were of course the Harbor Seals and Stellar Sea Lion. They also had a very nice Seabird enclosure above one of the aquariums with the ability to get up close to Puffins and other... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

You can spend an hour here, but plan for much longer. This is an ocean marine center that has something for everyone. A real surprise for a town of this size.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Expensive entry price ($20), but nice aquarium, based on the local aquatic fauna. Nice for kids, with hands on exhibits. Little short on variety for adults.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's so worth the stop. There are outdoor, indoor, interactive and hands on exhibits. The kids loved touching the starfish. No otters this trip, maybe next time.

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Limerick, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

At first when we went in I thought the admission was a bit high and was concerned I was not going to get my money's worth. If you like to learn about sea life and see them up close this is definitely worth it. You can see Puffins and other sea birds, seals and sea lions up close. The exhibits... More 

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