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Address: 200 N Prom, Seaside, OR 97138-5945
Phone Number: 503 738 6211
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small Aquarium with interesting displays

We quite enjoyed this small aquarium. The highlight, however, is feeding the seals. Not very crowded, but 45 minutes was more than enough to see all the exhibits.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mkushlan
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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always go for the glass balls by Dynasty Gallery in the gift shop. I've never fed the seals. However, I've watched families go in and they all come out of the exhibits smiling and chattering about ... "but mom! Didn't ya see him jump and clap??" I'd recommend it to any family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For 12 bucks we had a better time here then we've had at the big aquarium. The sea lions were a blast to feed and the staff was great

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Thank Jenllewis
Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We quite enjoyed this small aquarium. The highlight, however, is feeding the seals. Not very crowded, but 45 minutes was more than enough to see all the exhibits.

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Thank mkushlan
East Wenatchee, Washington
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were seals to view and feed, but their enclosure is super small. I thought it was kind of mean to keep so many seals in such a small aquarium. It is super small and it needs some new exhibits and a face lift for sure. The price is right at $8 per adult, but I was a bit disappointed.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well laid out but very small, great for kids as the aquariums are large and low down, seals were fun to watch

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Thank 887vivianm
Bend, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The seals were adorable.. the rest was kind of boring. This aquarium needs a facelift. Great location.

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Thank Kddean323
Sweetwater County, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice little place with many attractions. Many sea animals displayed in alive in their natural habitats. We were able to feed the seals. Our grandchildren loved it.

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Thank wyben
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to the Seaside Aquarium. This is a quick stop, takes about 30mins. to see everything at most. They have 2 rooms, one with fish displays lining the walls with a good size octopus open tank and a nice "petting" tank. The other area is a medium size pool with 11 sea lions. You can buy fish... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since it only costs $4.00 to get in, I can't complain much, except it was not wheelchair friendly at all. The only cool part of the whole place was where you could feed the seals, and you can't do it from a wheelchair. Very disappointed, especially it wouldn't be that hard to put a ramp in there. There were a... More 

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Toledo, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go every time we are in town, even though there are not many changes. Some people may only want to go once, but it never gets old to us.

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