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Orange County and Catalina Island Sights

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

  • 3720 Stephen M. White Dr. Map It
  • San Pedro
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 04/03/2014

Fodor's Review

Dedicated to the marine life that flourishes off the Southern California coast, this Frank Gehry–designed center gives an intimate and instructive look at local sea creatures. Head to the Exploration Center and S. Mark Taper Foundation Courtyard for kid-friendly interactive exhibits and activity stations. Especially fun is the "Crawl In" aquarium, where you can be surrounded by fish without getting wet. From March through July the aquarium organizes a legendary grunion

program, when you can see the small, silvery fish as they come ashore at night to spawn on the beach. After visiting the museum, stop for a picnic or beach stroll along Cabrillo Beach.

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Sight Information

Address:

3720 Stephen M. White Dr., Los Angeles, California, 90731, United States

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Phone:

310-548–7562

Sight Details:

  • $5 suggested donation, parking $1 per hr
  • Tues.–Fri. noon–5, weekends 10–5

Updated 04/03/2014

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