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New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals buttonLink

The Aquarium has opened two new exhibitions to help visitors learn about marine life and humans’ relationship with our planet. Horses and Dragons features more than a dozen species of seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives. Vanishing Animals examines extinction and what we can do to reverse the trend.

Making Waves

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Pacific Visions

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions buttonLink

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

Aquarium Closing Early

Aquarium Event

Aug 30, 2016, 5:00 PM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event. Normal public hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. resume the next day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Animals

Three-Month-Old Penguins Join Public Exhibit

Two male Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched at the Aquarium in May joined the rest of the penguins on view in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.

Arts

Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

The Aquarium has been selected as a site for the 2016 POW! WOW! Long Beach festival, which brings world-renowned artists to the city to paint several murals over the course of one week in July.

Guest Speakers

Aug 30, 2016, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Hugs and Drugs from Sea Slugs

Marine biologist Patrick Krug will discuss the ecological reasons for sea slugs’ beautiful coloration, their role in drug discovery and biomedical research, and their dramatic and intriguing mating behaviors.

Calendar

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Aquarium Closing Early

August 30, 2016
5:00 PM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

August 30, 2016
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Hugs and Drugs from Sea Slugs

Military Day

August 31, 2016
9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Military Day

Voices on the Veranda

August 31, 2016
6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Voices on the Veranda

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist

September 3, 2016
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist

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