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Santa Monica Aquarium

  • 1600 Ocean Front Walk Map It
  • Santa Monica
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 04/01/2014

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Run by beach conservation group Heal the Bay, this live marine life menagerie contains more than 100 species of marine animals and plants, all found in Santa Monica Bay. The remodeled Dorothy Green Room is the educational hub, featuring live and interactive exhibits about local watersheds, and short films covering ocean issues on weekends. The Kid's Corner provides books, games, and a puppet show. Don't miss this chance to learn about the area's ecology and staggering

evidence of how pollution is affecting the ocean and the animals and plants who live there. The Aquarium can be tricky to find—look for it tucked under the eastern end of the Santa Monica Pier bridge along Ocean Front Walk. Follow the colorful seascape murals that cover the outside walls.

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1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, California, 90401, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Tues.–Fri. 2–5, weekends 12:30–5

Updated 04/01/2014


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