Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an aquarium in San Pedro which concentrates on the marine life of Southern California since 1935. It connects visitors from all ages in education, recreation and research to uphold information, admiration and conservation of the marine life. It was designed by famous architect Frank Gehry. The museum provides rich and varied opportunities to see and learn about the fascinating marine environment. The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium survives on funding and donations.
Hours: Tuesday – Friday – 12 noon to 5 pm, Saturday – Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Free (donation basis)
People can experience an ocean wonderland of gray whales and other marine mammals like jellyfish, lobster, and even sharks, with birds, native island plants, and marine biology at the museum. With multiple aquariums, touch tanks, and fascinating exhibits of local marine life and displays, visitors get close views of amazing underwater world. They also offer school, group programs and many events/tours are also held which enhance and add facilities for education, science, and learning.
While staying at the Comfort Inn & Suites Long Beach hotel, you’re only a few miles away from the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. For more details visit: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/