Down Under: Aquarium of the Pacific

About 2 month(s) ago by Ayres Hotels

As the nation’s fourth most-attended aquarium in the United States, Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific splashes guests of all ages with an enlivened wonder and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean’s creatures and ecosystems. Wander through the aquarium’s 50+ exhibits to see its 11,000 animal inhabitants that represent the wonderful diversity of the Pacific Ocean.

On a daily basis, the Aquarium of the Pacific features a wide range of unique exhibits:

· Aquarium Interactives

· Aquarium Webcams

· BP Sea Otter Habitat

· Horses and Dragons

· Jellies

· June Keyes Penguin Habitat

· Lorikeet Forest

· Molina Animal Care Center

· Northern Pacific Gallery

· Ocean Science Center

· Our Watersheds: Pathway to the Pacific

· Penguins 3D

· Shark Lagoon

· Southern California/Baja Gallery

· Southern California Steelhead Story

· Tropical Pacific Gallery

· Turtle Vision 4D

· Vanishing Animals

Stop by the aquarium for one of its interactive, focused events:

· Homeschool Days: September 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· A Marine Biologist’s Quest to Keep the Pacific Wild: September 14th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· Homeschool Days: September 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· Adult Member Trivia Night: September 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

· California Coastal Clean-Up Day: September 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· Moompetam: Native American Festival: September 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Aqua Tots: Colors of the Ocean: September 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

· Job Shadow Class of a Mammalogist: September 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· Moompetam: Native American Festival: September 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Baja Splash Cultural Festival: September 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies: September 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

· Baja Splash Cultural Festival: September 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· DDT Wars: The 1972 DDT Ban and its Benefits: September 27th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian: October 1st from 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

· Southeast Asia Day: October 1st from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

· Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration: October 1st from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

· Seniors Day: October 5th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

· The Story of Seahorses: From Myth to Reality: October 5th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· The Future of Food: Second Course with L.A. Kitchen and Homeboy Industries: October 7th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk: October 8th from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

· Aquarium Kids Fun Run: October 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

· Junior Biologist: Fish: October 8th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

· Swimming in the Age of Fishes: Art, Imagination, and the Unknowable: October 12th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· The Future of Food: Second Course with Dock to Dish: October 14th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· Scarium of the Pacific : October 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Aqua Tots: Movin’ and Groovin’ Beneath the Sea: October 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

· Job Shadow Class of a Veterinarian: October 16th 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· Scarium of the Pacific: October 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

· Journey Through the Everglades: October 18th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

· Saturday Family Fun: Totally Turtles: October 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

· Sea Fare: October 22nd from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

· Teacher Family Day: October 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

· The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Nature Works, and Why It Matters: October 27th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The aquarium is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Purchase admissions tickets online.

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