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Did you know that many of our exhibits use water directly from the bay? This means we get some amazing animals, like this beautiful red urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus), when we clean our plumbing! You can enjoy this prickly present right now in our touch pool.

Did you know that many of our exhibits use water directly from the bay? This means we get some amazing animals, like this beautiful red urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus), when we clean our plumbing! You can enjoy this prickly present right now in our touch pool.

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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.