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755 Abrego St, Monterey, California
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Dive into a World of Aquatic Wonders at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Marvel at marine life at the Monterey Bay Aquarium - the best aquarium in the world (TripAdvisor©). Watch frolicking sea otters, mysterious sharks, swirls of silver sardines, giant octopuses, and much more in 200 galleries and award-winning exhibits. Live exhibits explore the diverse habitats of one of the world's richest marine regions, and special exhibitions showcase other wonders of our planet's oceans. You'll find 11 different habitats at the Aquarium, including Beaches & Dunes, Coastal Waters, Coral Reefs, Rocky Shores, and Sandy Seafloor. 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.
 

Events

 
  • Veteran's Day Weekend
  • Members' Holiday Event
  • Members' Halloween Party
 
 

Activities

 
  • Exhibits
  • Education
  • Sleepovers
  • Dining
  • Games
  • Tours
 

FAQs

  • Does Monterey Bay Aquarium have parking?

    There is no parking at the aquarium. However, you can park your vehicle at one of the nearby parking lots, including the Cannery Row Lot 7 on Irving Avenue, the Cannery Row Public Parking Garage on Foam Street, and the Downtown East Garage at 340 Tyler Street.
  • Does the Monterey Bay Aquarium have a restaurant?

    The Monterey Bay Aquarium offers everything from quick bites and casual meals to full-service dining. Grab a bite of brick-oven pizzas and made-to-order burgers at the café, sip on refreshing beverages at the coffee bar, or head over to the onsite restaurant for delectable seasonal delights.
 

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