Seattle Aquarium café closed for upgrades October 16–27
You can look forward to new equipment and streamlined service when the café reopens on October 28—we appreciate your understanding!

Daily activities

Join us for one of our daily talks or feedings.

Diver Show

Where: Window on Washington Waters

When: 10am, 11:30am and 12:15pm, 3pm (weekends only)

Divers take to the water three times a day in this exhibit. Wearing specialized masks, they are able to talk back and forth with Aquarium interpreters on the outside of the exhibit, and answer questions from the audience. Come learn more about the various fish that you can find in our Washington waters.

 

Story Time (Weekends Only)

Where: Family Activity Center

When: 11am 

Sit down, settle in and prepare to enjoy an ocean-themed story read out loud by one of our interpreters. Ideal for younger children.

 

Meet Our Marine Mammals

Where: Marine Mammal Exhibit

When: 11:30am, 2pm and 5pm

Come learn more about our marine mammals during our daily talks and feedings! Mammal feedings rotate daily.

 

Meet Our Octopus

Where: Octopus Exhibit

When: Noon and 4pm

Witness one of our daily feeding attempts and learn more about this amazing creature - the giant Pacific octopus!

 

Be a Sea Otter Detective

Where: Marine Mammal Exhibit

When: 1pm

Come try out our new activities demonstrating why and how scientists are studying changes in our ocean.

 

Solutions for Ocean Change
(Weekends Only)

Where: Family Activity Center

When: 12:30pm

Visiting the Aquarium helps deepen your understanding that the ocean is an important home to many amazing animals. Attend this presentation to see how the ocean is also important to human life, and how we are important to the health of our ocean!

 

Wonder Cart Discovery

Where: Pacific Coral Reef Exhibit

When: 1:30pm

There’s always something new to learn and experience at the Wonder Cart! Join us for a rotating selection of interactive, educational activities focused on marine life in Puget Sound and beyond.

 

Oceanography Exploration at the Wonder Cart

Where: Near the Pacific Coral Reef exhibit

When: 3pm

Explore Puget Sound with a variety of hands-on activities at the Wonder Cart's Oceanography Exploration station. Discover the different tools scientists use to learn about the ocean, and get your hands wet testing our local waters.

 

Underwater Dome Feeding

Where: Underwater Dome

When: 1:30pm

Divers take to the water at 1:30pm daily in this exhibit. Wearing specialized masks, they are able to talk back and forth with Aquarium interpreters on the outside, and answer questions from the audience – all while feeding the fish.

 

Be an Ocean Detective (Weekends Only)

Where: Family Activity Center

When: 3:30pm

Come try out our new activities demonstrating why and how scientists are studying changes in our ocean.