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Address: 301 Railway Avenue, P.O. Box 1329, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: (907) 224-6300
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education, Viewing wildlife, Antiquing
Description: An education and research facility offering underwater views of sealife.

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Awesome place

The sea life center is always the best place to go with friends or family or the combination of both, the staff is friendly, and it's within walking distance of restaurants

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The sea life center is always the best place to go with friends or family or the combination of both, the staff is friendly, and it's within walking distance of restaurants

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Although it's small, it was a ton of fun! With two levels of exciting things to see, birds, sea lions, harbor seals, a touch and feel tank, and so much more!

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Seward, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It has some good things to see and learn. The only thing it lacks is that it isnt maintained all to well when it comes to the displays

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Eagle River, Alaska
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We were on a 3 day trip to Seward to celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary and decided to visit the SeaLife Center. Since it was off-season, we had plenty of time to enjoy all of the exhibits, video stations and interpretive presentations. A wonderful few hours were spent enjoying Alaska's bountiful sea resources.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great to take the kids to see the seals and marine birds etc at this great sealife centre. We really enjoyed the time looking at all the exhibits and watching the videos. A must visit for your time in Seward.

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Park City, Utah
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We loved it. It's a small aquatic center with some wonderful attributes such as being able to touch the reef-life and get a truly better understanding of the sea lions and harbor seals. Puffins were fun too. It's well done and the staff is friendly and knowledgable.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

well worth the time, I spent at least two hours there. I was able to get in close with the puffins and get some great shots..Many thanks to the staff.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Close to downtown Seward, near local restaurants and shops, this place is amazing ... don't miss it. The building is extremely well-designed, and beside the living animals, includes some great information about Alaska, the world and marine live, supported in interactive displays, video and posters. There are plenty of areas to sit and enjoy the acrobatics of the seals and... More 

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alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great way to see the animals/sealife front and center- kids will love! If memory serves funds from EXXOn and the Valdez oil spill help to fund this attraction

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Magnolia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Seems I never quit going back here, taking our guests time and time again. The folks that worked there were very educational and they always took time out to give the kids a hands on experience. We listened to the education tours that were provided and really enjoyed the lesson on the recent seal that came in injured. The doctors... More 

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