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New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals buttonLink

The Aquarium has opened two new exhibitions to help visitors learn about marine life and humans’ relationship with our planet. Horses and Dragons features more than a dozen species of seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives. Vanishing Animals examines extinction and what we can do to reverse the trend.

Making Waves

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Pacific Visions

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions buttonLink

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

Voices on the Veranda

Aquarium Event

Aug 24, 2016, 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Voices on the Veranda

The Aquarium of the Pacific will host a summer concert series on its rooftop Veranda with solo singer/songwriters, jazz and rock bands, and other musical acts showcasing their talents.


Three-Month-Old Penguins Join Public Exhibit

Two male Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched at the Aquarium in May joined the rest of the penguins on view in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.


Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

The Aquarium has been selected as a site for the 2016 POW! WOW! Long Beach festival, which brings world-renowned artists to the city to paint several murals over the course of one week in July.

Guest Speakers

Aug 30, 2016, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Hugs and Drugs from Sea Slugs

Marine biologist Patrick Krug will discuss the ecological reasons for sea slugs’ beautiful coloration, their role in drug discovery and biomedical research, and their dramatic and intriguing mating behaviors.


Voices on the Veranda

August 24, 2016
6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Voices on the Veranda

August 25, 2016
6:00 PM—8:00 PM

Lagunitas Beer Dinner

Character Breakfast

August 26, 2016
9:00 AM—10:30 AM

Character Breakfast

Night Dive

August 26, 2016
7:00 PM—11:00 PM

Night Dive

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals

August 27, 2016
10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals