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Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row

Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row

886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California, 93940
Activities, Shopping & Nightlife, Family / Kids
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Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row

The largest marine sanctuary in America, Monterey Bay Aquarium is where you'll encounter a wide range of creatures, from sea otters to soupfin sharks to sea turtles. Exhibits include Kelp Forests, Monterey Bay Habitats, Secret Lives of Seahorses, and The Jellies Experience. If you're into shopping, eating, and historic architecture, you'll have a field day at historic Cannery Row. Enjoy everything from shopping and wine tasting to savoring fine seafood at an array of restaurants.



  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Varies in winter & summer)
  • Cannery Row - Various hours


  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - $39.95 (Adults 18-64); $34.95 (Seniors 65+/Students 13-17); $24.95 (Children 3-12); Children under 3 are free
  • Cannery Row - Various prices


  • Monterey Bay Aquarium - Seashore Sleepovers; Kelp Forest Dive Show
  • Cannery Row - Monterey Wine Walk; Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony


  • Exhibits
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Dining

Aquarium Habitats

You’ll find 11 different habitats at the Aquarium, including Beaches & Dunes, Coastal Waters, Coral Reefs, Rocky Shores, and Sandy Seafloor.

Cannery Row Stores

Explore stores galore on Cannery Row where over 85 retailers have set up shop. They range from toy stores and art galleries to boutiques that sell clothes, antiques, jewelry, and wine.


  • Are there Aquarium tours?

    Get an inside look at how the Aquarium operates by taking one of several tours, such as the Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Feed the Fish Tour, Shark Tour, and Personal Guided Tour.
  • Are there any family-friendly museums on Cannery Row?

    Mix a little Monterey history with your entertainment by bringing the kids to the John Steinbeck Spirit of Monterey Wax Museum. More than 100 unique wax figures are on display.
  • Are there any parks nearby the hotel for families?

    Explore a the park’s many slides, climbing wall and tunnels while viewing a 1956 steam engine perfect for a family day out.

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