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Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Los Angeles

4.5
#9 of 24 in Parks in Los Angeles
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4.6
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  • Very nice place to spend some time inside. Ample parking and very friendly staff. Touch tank was a big hit.  more »
  • I love this place! A little free gem at a beach forgotten by most. Start your day by checking the tide charts and go at low tide. The staff can tell you how to walk to the tide pools along the cliffs....  more »
  • The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is a fun place to stop and learn about many of the creatures that inhabit the nearby Pacific Ocean. Worth the time.  more »
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  • This place is so friendly, sweet, and perfect! What it lacks in fancy, it makes up for in hands-on knowledge and interesting real things! The staff are great! Cute gift shop. It's donation, so if you're struggling you can take the family and not worry. We've been members for three years now - we love it! The architecture is by Frank Gehry, as well. Make a day out of it and hang out at Cabrillo Beach and light a fire in the pits!
  • This is a great hidden gem. I love coming here. There aren't many new exhibits, but it brings back a feeling as if I were on a field trip from my youth. There staff are very friendly and helpful and they do several science experiments here as well, which is cool to see. There is generally plenty of parking and there is a beach with a kids play set and swings, which is definitely nice for the kiddos. I would highly recommend!
  • I love everything about this place, even though they're extremely underfunded. The only thing I'd improve is to have then emphasize the importance for people not to come out in droves with coolers and buckets on grunion nights when it's illegal to catch them. I'd recommend working with Fish and Wildlife to enforce the rules and ticket offenders. Also, I'd recommend housing regular beach clean ups until it no longer Los like a dump and reminding people not to burn plastic or ban having fires if they continue to do so.
  • Good place to bring the kids. Very educational and live sea life that kids can touch. No set admission fee. Its donation only. I'd donate $5 adults and $1 each child. Its for a great cause to help pay for a great place.
  • BEST SCHOOL FIELD TRIP!!! I was a parent helper today with my son's class and I was so impressed by the set up they have and the friendliness and efficiency of the staff was incredible. I used to come here as a child and it's been built up and improved upon. Definitely coming back with the family to make a day of it!

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