Meet and learn about 12,000 animals in more than 50 exhibits at the Aquarium of the Pacific, one the nation’s most popular aquariums.  Come face-to-face with and touch the ocean's ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds and watch Magellanic penguins play. You'll get closer to animals than ever before at the bamboo shark and cownose ray touch pool, the horseshoe crab touch lab, and tidepool touch lab. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach celebrates the planet's largest and most diverse body of water: the Pacific Ocean, from the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific to the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Visit this world-class aquarium featuring a wide array of hands-on activities, live and video presentations and much more.​​ NOW OPEN - Pacific Visions: Explore the new stunning glass building to experience a state-of–the-art immersive theater, interactive art installations, engaging multimedia displays, and live animal exhibits. Explore underwater realms and future possibilities, and help create a new planet right here on Earth. The centerpiece of Pacific Visions, the Honda Pacific Visions Theater, features an 8-minute film with multisensory effects to enhance the show, including seat rumblers, wind, fog, and scents. The massive 180-degree curved screen and floor projection disc encompass the viewers’ full range of vision, creating a uniquely immersive experience. The theater experience is included in admission, and no reservations are necessary. With affordable prices and an entertaining AND educational experience for the whole family, there is no better time to visit the Aquarium of the Pacific than now.

Mon - Sun: 9 am - 6 pm

ADA Accessible
Instagram Handle: @aquariumpacific
Public Space ADA Compliant
Accepts Credit Cards
Eco Friendly
Family Friendly
Student Group Friendly
Green Certified
Self Parking
Tour Group Friendly
Regular Adult Price: 29.95
Regular Children Price: 17.95
Regular Senior Price: 26.95
Regular Student Price: 17.95 (ages 3-11)
Gift Shop
Dining/Food Available
Children Free (under): 2

Total Square Footage: 156735
Largest Room Square Footage: 1000
Total Meeting Rooms: 1
Capacity Inside: 1200
Capacity Outside: 2500
Auditorium With Stage
In-House Catering Service
Max Reception Capacity: 1500