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Address: 301 Railway Avenue, P.O. Box 1329, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: (907) 224-6300
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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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I could have stayed at least 4 hours!!! Fun and interesting!

Wow! This makes a great day trip from anchorage. My favorite exhibit was the puffins. You can go in the room where they roam free and enjoy being up close and personal with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow! This makes a great day trip from anchorage. My favorite exhibit was the puffins. You can go in the room where they roam free and enjoy being up close and personal with them. How fun to watch! The staff is very informative. My boyfriend rushed me through I wanted to stay and learn about every exhibit! They have salmon... More 

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Seligman, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We went to the Sea Life Center when we were in Seward and it was great. More information and things to see than anyone can realistically do in under a couple of hours. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the exhibits are really awesome and educational too. I have to say I learned a lot about Alaska's sea-life here... More 

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Snowmass, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Good place to start before venturing into the Wild of The kenai fjords. Love the puffins tank and the octopus!

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Manchester
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26 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Sea life is much more than aquarium. It is a research facility. That also do rehab and research. It is on par with Mystic Aquarium. We were able to tour the behind the scenes operations. Most impressive. The self guided tour of the main facility. Fun for the entire family.

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Talkeetna, Alaska
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It was awesome. Very informative, but so fun too!!! Can be done with families and young children. Worth the money in my opinion.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The place is small but wonderfully done, its full of hands on exhibits and things for families to do. They have a ton of live animals and information pertaining to alaska and animals that are all local. It really helps you to understand what all you are around.

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Creve Coeur, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If your an Aquarium enthusiast or just a family wishing to learn about our ocean and its inhabitants- the Sea life center has great hands on learning, as well as visual and audio learning. I highly recommend visiting here, while in Seward.

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Valdosta, GA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We have visited the Sea Life Center, and every time it has been enjoyable and worth the price of admission and then some! It is always clean and the animals are obviously well cared for. The gift shop is extensive, and there is a little cafe that is open during the main tourist season.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have to admit to being spoiled by San Diego, Charleston and many other aquariums but this was a neat little place to visit for the kids. Not crowded since so early in the season in this cruise ship port town and we took our time walking through. My kids are teenagers and still found it interesting. We even got... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It was nice to get out of the rain and be inside for most of this visit. I'm not sure it is worth the money we paid (and we were even discounted). We spent $15 each for admission and felt like we saw everything within an hour. It is self paced, so you can spend as much time in there... More 

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