Today's Hours

General Public: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Members: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Daily Schedule
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How to Get Here

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

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Adult $49.95

Child $29.95
(Ages 3-12, under 3 free)

Student $39.95
(Ages 13-17 or college ID)

Senior $39.95
(Ages 65+)

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Dining at the Aquarium

Cafe at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Cafe
    9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (Hours may vary)
  • The Restaurant
    11 a.m.–3 p.m. (Hours may vary)
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In the Spotlight: ¡Viva Baja! Life on the Edge

Bluespotted jawfish

Flashy fishes. Colorful crustaceans. Riveting reptiles. Meet them all in our new special exhibition featuring captivating creatures from Baja's deserts, mangrove forests and coral reefs.
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Jellies Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Follow our guides through staff-only doors with this special tour of the Aquarium.
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Google street view

Take a Virtual Tour

Want to visit the Aquarium from the comfort of your computer? Stroll through our exhibit galleries with Google Maps Street View.
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Monterey Area Point Lobos

The Monterey Bay Area

Explore our world-famous coastline where miles of welcoming beaches, hiking and cycling trails are just minutes away by car.
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Disabled AccessThe Aquarium strives to be fully accessible to the disabled. Wheelchairs are available free of charge and on a first-come, first-served basis at the Information Desk inside the Main Entrance.
Learn more about our accessibility options

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