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Oregon Coast Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pleasant Aquarium

Fairly small, but the staff are nice, and the exhibits are entertaining. Don't expect to spend all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sage S
Great place to visit

Well worthy of the admission price. Excellent staff and gift shops. Exhibits are plentiful and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carl M
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The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Newport, on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Our mission is to create unique and engaging experiences that connect you to the Oregon coast and inspire ocean conservation. The...more
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2820 SE Ferry Slip Rd, Newport, OR 97365-5269
+1 541-867-3474
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Reviewed yesterday

Fairly small, but the staff are nice, and the exhibits are entertaining. Don't expect to spend all day here.

Thank Sage S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worthy of the admission price. Excellent staff and gift shops. Exhibits are plentiful and well prepared.

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good for letting kids see fish, etc. but overpriced. Save your money and let the kids see animals in their own habitat.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 days ago

love the walk thru glass tunnels. the sea otter demo was interesting and the pelican show was fun and informative well worth the stop

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Oregon Coast Aquarium is wonderful. We visited on an overcast day but the temperatures were in the 60’s. They have great aquarium’s, Sea Otters, Sea Lions, Puffins a variety and is a well thought out place. We spent several hours there. There senior discount is...More

1  Thank MaryBeth M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to check out another aquarium other than the one in Seattle. So on our latest adventure we chose the Oregon aquarium. It’s a beautiful facility only takes a couple hours to move through. For the price I wouldn’t frequent this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There seemed to be less little shops but great restaurants. The shops that are there have unique products. It’s a great place to walk and spend a few hours. Easy beach access.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than the sea otters, the rest of the exhibits were rather dull. It was very crowded, and that didn't help. Not certain the value was there. Note: We've been to some really nice aquariums so we may have had too high of expectations. Your...More

1  Thank RadWarrior60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As alover of all things about the sea I throughly enjoyed my visit. The tanks are emaculate amd the aqurium grounds are quite clean. Lots of exhibits of local sealife but not as big as I would have thought. Worth the visit but can be...More

1  Thank trouthook69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This aquarium is very special. The different exhibits and tanks are so beautifully displayed, and clean. We spent so much more time here than we ever expected, but we had a lot of fun.

Thank KareStev
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July 5, 2018|
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Response from MamaS14 | Reviewed this property |
The admission for adult is actually 22.95 (via their website) Seniors & Young adults are 19.95, A child (age 3 to 12) is 14.95 and Infants and Toddlers (0-2) are free. Our hotel gave us a coupon that either a child's... More
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Response from WYOfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Have no idea what a Chinook Book is.
Jennifer T
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Becklab | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, I would encourage you to check our Aquatots program out. You can find information on our website. Cheers, Lance Beck