Located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium’s goal is to inspire the conservation of the world’s oceans. Established in 1984, it is considered one of the top aquariums in the world and is famous for its innovative and fascinating exhibitions. The aquarium has 34 galleries with 200 exhibits that house 35,000 animals from more than 550 species.
The exhibits showcase one of the richest marine regions in the world as well as the habitats and species that call it home. The aquarium is also one of the world’s most respected marine conservation institutions and has a range of programs aimed at providing detailed information on some fascinating sea creatures, the most popular being the otter and penguin feeding programs, which allow visitors to get up close and personal to these charming species.
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940, Phone: 831-648-4800