Los Angeles Aquariums

Los Angeles Aquariums

There are many great Aquariums in the Los Angeles area.  These LA aquariums range is size to rather small yet mighty places for learning like the Roundhouse Aquarium in Manhattan Beach and Heal the Bay in Santa Monica to large world class aquariums like the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.

Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
The Aquarium of the Pacific is an amazing aquarium right on the water in Long Beach.  The staff of LAwithKids enjoys the diversity of animals there including birds, Penguins, and even Sharks!  This is a multi-level aquarium with large indoor displays as well as an outside are that features shorebirds, touch tanks, Lorikeets and more.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M White Dr, San Pedro, CA 90731
This suggested donation museum has touch tanks a lot of information and year round events.

Heal the Bay
1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Literally at the base of the Santa Monica Pier this is a small educational Aquarium that is a must see when visiting the Santa Monica Pier.  There is an admission fee.

Kelp Forest and Rocky Shore Ecosystems at the California Science Center
1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401
The California Science center is not an aquarium, but they do have large aquarium displays that rival many aquariums.

Roundhouse Aquarium
Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
This aquarium is small, but is still staffed by a dedicated and informative staff who have answered our questions about their displays.