We’re feeling the luck o’ the Irish around here. You?
Watch our otters live
(Nikki Dinsmore photo)

We’re feeling the luck o’ the Irish around here. You?

Watch our otters live

(Nikki Dinsmore photo)

We’d love to know: what’s one simple thing you do to help create healthier oceans? Here’s a suggestion: Carry a Seafood Watch guide or use our app to make good choices! It’s enough to make a seal smile…
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We’d love to know: what’s one simple thing you do to help create healthier oceans? Here’s a suggestion: Carry a Seafood Watch guide or use our app to make good choices! It’s enough to make a seal smile…

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It’s #FanFriday! How’s the weekend looking from where you are? Thanks to Jennifer Prince for this great shot. We’d love to see your photos here and on Instagram, using the hashtag #MontereyBayAquarium. We’ll highlight some of the best!
Visit our redesigned website and plan your visit

It’s #FanFriday! How’s the weekend looking from where you are? Thanks to Jennifer Prince for this great shot. We’d love to see your photos here and on Instagram, using the hashtag #MontereyBayAquarium. We’ll highlight some of the best!

Visit our redesigned website and plan your visit

What’s new with our redesigned website? Lots! For starters, check out our conservation section, and learn how we’re helping save sea otters, great white sharks, tuna and other ocean animals—and how you can help.
Visit now: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/conservation

What’s new with our redesigned website? Lots! For starters, check out our conservation section, and learn how we’re helping save sea otters, great white sharks, tuna and other ocean animals—and how you can help.

Visit now: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/conservation

What’s going on? Learn what’s behind the amazing whale and wildlife show we’ve been seeing in Monterey Bay, in our latest podcast!

Are you ready? Join us for an amazing adventure: Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes. Opens Saturday, April 12, with a special member preview April 11.

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Great news for the coast! Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands has been declared a California Coastal National Monument. The designation preserves the significant and scenic area along the Mendocino coastline, providing great opportunities for tourism, outdoor recreation and important wildlife habitat.
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Great news for the coast! Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands has been declared a California Coastal National Monument. The designation preserves the significant and scenic area along the Mendocino coastline, providing great opportunities for tourism, outdoor recreation and important wildlife habitat.

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Special Member Night March 15 at 7 pm: Sneak Peek into the Making of Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes! This auditorium program will give you an insider’s glimpse of our forthcoming special exhibition, which opens April 12.
Become a member now

Special Member Night March 15 at 7 pm: Sneak Peek into the Making of Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes! This auditorium program will give you an insider’s glimpse of our forthcoming special exhibition, which opens April 12.

Become a member now

Volunteers: We couldn’t do it without them! If you love the Aquarium, share the love by becoming one of our volunteer guides. Attend an informational meeting March 25 at 7 pm, or March 29 at 9 am, in our auditorium.
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Volunteers: We couldn’t do it without them! If you love the Aquarium, share the love by becoming one of our volunteer guides. Attend an informational meeting March 25 at 7 pm, or March 29 at 9 am, in our auditorium.

Learn more

Just clownin’ around. Hope you are having a great weekend!
Watch our otters live

Just clownin’ around. Hope you are having a great weekend!

Watch our otters live

About me

The Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of a world-famous coastline, is your window to the wonders of the ocean. It’s located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey and is open daily except Christmas Day.

For more information about our animals and exhibits, and to view our live web cams, please visit www.montereybayaquarium.org.

Hours of operation vary by season. Daily schedules and tickets are available on our website or by calling
(831) 648-4800.