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Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

#95 of 568 things to do in Los Angeles Features Animals
3720 Stephen M White Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90731-7012
+1 310-548-7562
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Both children and adults will enjoy viewing sea creatures of the Pacific in their natural habitats here.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“touch tank” (13 reviews)
“tide pools” (13 reviews)
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3720 Stephen M White Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90731-7012
+1 310-548-7562
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to spend some time inside. Ample parking and very friendly staff. Touch tank was a big hit.

Thank fmattship
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! A little free gem at a beach forgotten by most. Start your day by checking the tide charts and go at low tide. The staff can tell you how to walk to the tide pools along the cliffs. Enjoy nature naturally...More

Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is a fun place to stop and learn about many of the creatures that inhabit the nearby Pacific Ocean. Worth the time.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun place. It's a local, educational aquarium. If you're looking for a large aquarium, with beautiful displays, you should go to the Aquarium of the Pacific. If you're interested in a smaller local place, with friendly staff, this it's your spot. We...More

Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I love aquariums. I wanted to go to Aquarium of Pacific but lateness of day and tiredness of child dictated an alternative. Since we were in San Pedro we decided to go here instead. Wonderful! Get right up to tanks. Learns about various creatures. Had...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a fun and inexpensive way to spend the afternoon, try a visit to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. The staff are extremely friendly and ready to answer any questions and the exhibits are really nicely done and very informative. Kids will love...More

Thank Summervacationeer
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is lesser known and smaller compared to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, but it packs just more bang for the buck! The Aquarium is free to enter, but has a suggested donation of $5 per adult. They have...More

Thank Burculian
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The quality of the exhibits and resource/educational information is awesome! I found some of the exhibits to be MUCH more interesting and complex than those at the Aquarium of the Pacific because there are more species, more natural ecosystems and more natural objects in each...More

Thank RobinSPH
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon of discovery and informative exhibits. Go in after 2 pm to avoid school groups. The layout is easy to walk through. A great alternative to spending big $ at the Aquarium of the Pacific. They ask for a donation to...More

Thank T1656CIjenniferf
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A little tired of long days of driving and sightseeing in Southern California, we wanted to find a few fun things to do in the San Pedro area. The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium was a pleasant three generation family experience. Admission is free, but donations are...More

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