The Monterey Bay Aquarium — considered to be one of the world’s finest aquariums — has attracted more than 47 million visitors and has won national awards for its exhibits, its architecture, and its cultural, educational and economic impact. Visit the aquarium on historic Cannery Row in Monterey, California.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is one of the must-see destinations for those residing in or visiting the Northern California area. Visitors can gaze upon sea otters play, watch penguins eat, and learn about the numerous species of fish, birds, reptiles, and more. The environments of the variety of the Aquarium’s inhabitants simulate the real Monterey Bay marine world, giving families a glimpse of life underwater.
The bat ray exhibit and touch pools filled with sea stars, sea cucumbers, and other ocean creatures offer plenty of hands-on learning. And, when visiting the Aquarium, be sure to check out the variety of special tours offered, including behind-the-scenes tours. The on-site cafeteria and restaurant offers families a chance to refuel throughout the educational journey at Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Monterey Bay Aquarium details
Address: 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
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