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The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA, Honors Active Duty Military and Veterans with Special Savings in November

18 October 2019 by

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Aquarium of the Pacific this fall with special savings for military families.

Special November Savings for Military

Free admission: In celebration of Veterans Day, military personnel are invited to visit the Aquarium for free from November 9 - 15. Admission is free for veterans, retirees, and active duty when ID is shown at the ticket window. Friends and family may buy tickets at your local MWR/ITT office or receive $8 off adult and $5 off child admissions when a Military ID card is shown at our ticket window.

From November 1 – 30: Veterans, Retirees and Active Duty receive $20 admission with military ID, and $8 off adult and $5 off child for up to 4 guests. Show your military ID at the ticket windows to receive discount.

Everyday Military Discount

For the best discounts, purchase tickets in advance at an MWR/ITT office. For military personnel without prepurchased tickets, present your military ID card at the ticket window to receive $3.00 off adult admission and $1.50 off child admission.

About Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific is the fourth most-attended aquarium in the nation. It displays about 12,000 animals in more than 100 exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean. Each year more than 1.7 million people visit the Aquarium. Beyond its world-class animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. Through these programs and a variety of multimedia experiences, the Aquarium provides opportunities to delve deeper into ocean science and learn more about our planet.

Take a journey of discovery at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Discover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds, and watch our Magellanic Penguins play.  NOW OPEN - Pacific Visions explore the new stunning glass building to experience a state-of–the-art immersive theater, interactive art installations, engaging multimedia displays, and live animal exhibits. Explore underwater realms and future possibilities, and help create a new planet right here on Earth.  The centerpiece of Pacific Visions, the Honda Pacific Visions Theater, features an 8 minute film with multisensory effects to enhance the show, including seat rumblers, wind, fog, and scents. The massive 180-degree curved screen and floor projection disc encompass the viewers’ full range of vision, creating a uniquely immersive experience. The theater experience is included in admission and no reservations are necessary.


Other Fun Events & Upcoming Festivals

Autumn Festival – November 16-17, 2019

Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s eighteenth annual Autumn Festival. Autumn Festival highlights the traditions and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines through a weekend of learning opportunities and family entertainment celebrating the rich diversity of Asian and Asian-American cultures.

Learn more about All Upcoming Events


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Aquarium of the Pacific

100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, California  (562) 590-3100


*This is a sponsored blog post, but all my opinions are my own*

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