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Address: 301 Railway Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: 19072246300
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Aagood way to see a small aquarium

This spot was built as a result of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. It introduces you to the sea life of this area of Alaska. I would say this is a nice quick spot check that can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
101NDTraveler2013
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Anchorage, Alaska

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Anchorage, Alaska
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127 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This spot was built as a result of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. It introduces you to the sea life of this area of Alaska. I would say this is a nice quick spot check that can easily be done in one to two hours and you will walk out knowing a lot about an important resource of Alaska

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The SeaLife Center is a "must do" in Seward. You can spend hours there looking at and learning from the beautiful exhibits there. They have a lot of hands on exhibits which are a lot of fun. We also did the octopus encounter, which is worth every penny!! You have to book it in advance because it only happens once... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have probably been through the Center a dozen times. Its a great place to take kids. I love the sitting area below the water level where you can relax and watch the seals and fishes. They have an interaction Area for the kids and young folk too.

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The SeaLife Center was wonderful. Great displays and the information presented was fascinating. Really recommend a visit to the center

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Pikeville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the top spot to visit in Seward, Alaska. Take the whole family. The kids will love everything. This is a great educational location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in winter so we had the whole place to ourselves. Staff were very knowledgeable and were happy to stand and talk for a good while about the animals.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first day was rainy which worked out since we had this planned. It's a small place but fun and informative. We signed up for the Puffin encounter and the Octopus encounter. Both were excellent! The Puffin encounter we were taken behind the scenes of the enclosure and told about the veterinary side of their management as well as their... More 

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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

visited at the end of a cruise, we find the center very very awesome, all the animals that i never see before, were beutiful to see

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Thank Vedran V
Colorado
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a lot of great things to see. Love the puffins and seahorses. Something great to do when the rain comes.

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Largo, Florida
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75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice facility on beautiful Resurrection Bay. Awesome avian exhibit with puffins all around. Love this place.

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