This small but impressive aquarium located in the heart of Santa Monica is home to plenty of marine life and under water world displays. Travelers will find impressive exhibits that seek to educate visitors on the importance of preservation and local ecology.
Daily events like shark feeding, sea urchin hugs and interactive science experiments make for an engaging and informative visit that’s as entertaining for adults as it is for the younger set.
The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is located at 1600 Ocean Front Walk in Santa Monica. It is open Tuesday through Friday from 2 until 6pm and on weekends from 12:30 until 6:30pm. It is closed on Monday.