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About Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California

This award-winning aquarium offers families an enriching, educational and entertaining visitor experience in its nearly 200 galleries and exhibits devoted to the diverse habitats of Monterey Bay. The aquarium is home to more than 35,000 animals and plants representing 650 species of fishes, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles, birds and plants found in Monterey Bay and other regions of the world. It also offers touch pools, auditorium programs, feeding shows, and the Splash Zone family gallery. A million-gallon indoor depiction of the ocean located in at the Outer Bay Wing, a towering three-story kelp forest and touch pools highlight this coastal facility. One of Monterey’s early canneries, Hovden, is home to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

886 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 648-4800
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Pacific Grove, US
2:32 pm, March 30, 2023
temperature icon 55°F
L: 44° H: 55°
Feels like 53.78 °F scattered clouds
Wind gusts: 6 m/s
UV Index: 3.31
Precipitation: 0.01 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 6:56 am
Sunset: 7:27 pm
Humidity 66 %
Pressure1017 mb
Wind 6 m/s

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