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Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

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If you’re looking to see Carmel’s Comstock Fairy Tale cottages but don’t have a lot of time to spare, this Carmel-by-the-Sea walking audio tour by VoiceMap is just for you. You can use the VoiceMap mobile app and your smart phone’s GPS to explore the area's neighborhoods in under an hour. See at least 11 fairy tale–style homes, and learn about their history and architectural style as you explore.
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Thomas V wrote a review Oct 2020
Oakland, California10,031 contributions2,178 helpful votes
This is the gem of this area and the place that we return to each time we take a trip to Monterey. The brilliance is that the aquarium is dedicated to the marine life of Monterey Bay and the ocean region. And there are lots of hands-on experiences that are perfect for kids. Perfectly designed.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Mr_AK_82 wrote a review Oct 2020
San Jose, California149 contributions466 helpful votes
Definitely must go on your visit. Very knowledgable for kids and for adults :) It is closed currently due to COVID-19 though.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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writealready wrote a review Sep 2020
Redondo Beach, California69 contributions30 helpful votes
When we went, it was closed because of Covid, but there was a very friendly docent in front answering questions. Plus, it is fun to peek inside the main hall to see the cannery machines that are still there and to appreciate the way the architecture of the rather extensive aquarium fits in with the ambience of Cannery Row.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Mark W wrote a review Sep 2020
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learn, touch, and be amazed -- a world leading research and education center. one of many reason to visit Monterey.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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John H wrote a review Sep 2020
North Salt Lake, Utah56 contributions46 helpful votes
This aquarium is world rebound for a reason. They have done a better job of recreating natural environments than any other aquarium. The aquarium is huge and you’ll see dish from all over the world. The exhibits showing the local fauna are particularly impressive. Huge must do when in the area.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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