Seattle Aquarium, Seattle

3.7
#1 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Washington State
Located on Pier 59 with a view of the city, Seattle Aquarium hosts more than 800,000 visitors every year. The aquarium's goals of conservation and preservation mean many visitors take part in the site's educational programs. Some exhibits are interactive, such as the Life of a Drifter display that surrounds visitors with an aquarium full of jellyfish, starfish, and rockfish. You can plan Seattle trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • We came here with our small children on a recent trip to Seattle and overall we were a little disappointed with the experience. We have been to a lot of aquariums and this one fell short of our expect...  more »
  • Having visited many aquariums around the world, the Seattle Aquarium falls short in the quality of the exhibits and displays. It is conveniently located near several dining establishments and places f...  more »
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  • Watching all the gorgeous underwater species, is such a soothing and calming experience. It was a nice break from the hustle of the city. Great interactive things to do. Educational and fun. Make sure to show up an hour before closing to make sure you are able to get in. We got there at 4:59 (6pm is closing)and the guy locked the door and said come back tomorrow. So, we did and it was well worth it.
  • Love this aquarium. When you first enter there is a massive floor-to-ceiling viewing area, where there is often a diver cleaning the glass. They are very friendly divers and interact with the children. Very fun to watch and my grandchildren love it. I buy a yearly pass so we can take our grandchildren. They have daily times that they feed the seals and the fish. Fun to listen to the caretakers talk about the seals and even see them brushing the seals teeth! A diver can be seen feeding the fish in the amazing viewing dome, where you are completely surrounded by water with amazing views of the fish. Hands-On fun for the little ones, beautiful waterfront setting, lots of fun for the family. Cafe upstairs has delicious food choices. There is also outdoor seating with a great view. There is also a gift shop. Enjoy 10% off at the cafe and gift shop if you have an Aquarium membership. $2.00 off discount for Seniors 65+, persons with disabilities and active military. Open daily 9:30am- 5pm.
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