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 really enjoyed the entire experience we had at the Seattle aquarium. Each exhibit had its own interesting sections. We really enjoyed the hands on section, where we got to touch a bunch of star fis...  more »
  • A surprising good aquarium for what they have. Built on an old wharf, there's not a lot of square-footage space, but they've maximized what space they have. You begin in the entry lobby with a breatht...  more »
  • Like all Aquarium, has several species fish, of all size, color ... but tb has aquarios opened where we play in some species of "plants and animals of the seabed. Very interesting this part! Also there are various sizes and Octopus external tank with larger fish.
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  • Seattle aquarium is the place if you want kids to have a fascinating time watching the collection of aquatic animals and fish. The center is well laid out and informative. The wardens are very helpful. The tanks are well maintained and the variety of marine life on display was outstanding. I found myself spending at least 3-5 mins per display. To top it all, the sea otters and sea lions are fun to watch. Absolutely a must see if you are fascinated by colourful marine life that you would hardly get to see elsewhere. Especially if you have kids.
  • My 2 year old loved watching the seals getting fed. The octopus tank is fun and interactive. My favorite section is the otters. The touch tank is well done. We really enjoyed our experience! If you plan on going more than once in a year, you should consider getting a membership.
  • Took my little brother here and he enjoyed every minute! Fish are fun but the real draw is the mammals. The otters and seals are the most fun and really worth going for feeding time if you can swing it. Didn't see posted times for feeding but the information folks were very helpful so they could certainly assist you.
  • Small but very enjoyable aquarium located within walking distance of the market. The large mammals and many birds were definitely a great surprise that impressed me. Be sure to take your time and venture through everything, including the underground dome! I loved the otters and sea lions! I definitely recommend going here!
  • Very clean areas. Diverse exhibits. Liked the native Puget Sound exhibit; it's important for locals to know the amazing life that lives near them. Recommend getting the City Pass... aside from being cost- efficient, it really helps upon admission as there is a speedy line just for City Pass and ticket holders.
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