Aquarium

The creatures in our aquarium inspire the scientist in all of us. At our invertebrate pool you can touch sea stars, sea urchins, hermit crabs, sea anemones and more. Our shark pool provides a close-up view of these fascinating and often misunderstood creatures, and provides you with the opportunity to touch a friendly swell shark! Other tanks house rockfish, eels, decorator crabs and jellies. Your visit will answer many questions and bring you closer to the creatures in the Monterey Bay.

Days & Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Aquarium

Featured Exhibit

UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef

Now extended through Thanksgiving weekend, 2017!


Featured Exhibit: UC Santa Cruz Crochet Satellite ReefThe UC Santa Cruz Satellite Reef is the latest whimsical and fantastical result of hundreds of people crocheting for months with huge quantities of colorful yarn and unfettered imaginations. Come see this exhibit through Fall 2017.

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