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Every Day is Military Appreciation Day at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA

23 April 2019 by

Every Day is Military Appreciation Day at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA!

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Aquarium of the Pacific this summer with special savings for military families, wonderful events along with the opening of the new wing, Pacific Visions, on Memorial Day weekend.   

The Aquarium of the Pacific, located in Long Beach, CA, is the fourth most-attended aquarium in the nation. It displays over 11,000 animals in more than 50 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.

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.

Admission is FREE for veterans and military personnel on Veterans Day when ID is shown at the ticket window. Go to http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/visit/discounts/ for details.

About Aquarium of the Pacific

Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Come face-to-face with the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon, hand-feed colorful lorikeet birds, and watch our Magellanic penguins play. Check out the new expansion, Pacific Visions, opening May 24.

Opening May 24: Pacific Visions Pacific Visions houses a state-of-the-art immersive theater, with effects such as wind, fog, scents, lighting effects, and seat rumblers, which complement the dramatic high-definition film projected onto a 180-degree screen and floor disk. The new wing, a two-story glass building resembling a wave, has engaging digital games and multimedia displays, an interactive art installation, and live animal exhibits. To learn more, visit pacificvisions.org. Discounts available at MWR/ITT offices.

Other Fun Events & Festivals Upcoming

Pacific Islander Festival – May 4-5, 2019

The festival will include traditional craft demonstrations, educational programs, and an ocean of entertainment, including music and dance performances. Enjoy hula, Tahitian drumming, Hawaiian games, and artisan crafts. Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan, Fijian, Tongan, Chamoru, Marshallese, Kiribati, and Maori cultures will be featured.

Learn more about All Upcoming Events

Some of the adorable animals you'll see at the Aquarium of the Pacific.


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Aquarium of the Pacific

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


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