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    Love Ocean Animals? Support Our Animal Care Center

    We're expanding our Animal Care Center to better meet the needs of ocean animals at the Aquarium and in the wild.

Look into a mysterious, mesmerizing world where life looms large.

You'll see giant tuna power their way through the water, while pelagic rays and green sea turtles swim just inches away.

The stunning one-million-gallon Open Sea exhibit is home to one of the most diverse communities of open-ocean animals to be found in any aquarium.

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Join Our New Year's Eve Sleepover!

Have some bubbly this New Year's! Celebrate the arrival of 2018 with a sparkling cider toast, sundae bar, photo booth, fun activities, special programs and more! Plus, small bites and beverages will be available for purchase, including beer, wine and kid-friendly drinks.

Share the Love with an Aquarium Gift Card

Give your friends and family an Aquarium experience they'll never forget! Our gift cards can be used for admission tickets, tours and activities, membership, the Gift & Bookstore, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Restaurant and Cafe. Gift cards are available for purchase at the Aquarium, or by calling (866) 963-9645 Monday through Friday.

Revealing Tuna Secrets

Our Tuna Research and Conservation Center, a partnership with Stanford University, is achieving unprecedented insight into the lives of bluefin tuna. 

View Our Open Sea Curriculum

Our standards-based curriculum has been developed to provide educators with easy-to-use, Aquarium-centered science activities for the classroom.