Early Closure Alert!
The Aquarium will close two hours early on Wednesday, December 24. Last entry at 3pm; exhibits close at 4pm. The Aquarium will be closed on December 25.

Group Visits

Thinking about bringing a group to the Seattle Aquarium? Here's some information to help make the most of your experience.

School Groups

If you are a teacher or educator and would like to bring your school or class to the Aquarium, please check out our school programs page for information about programs and opportunities for your students.

Group Reservations

Please register your group in advance to gaurantee your desired entry time. A 10% discount is available to groups who register with 20 or more visitors and one person paying for the entire group.

Register your group here.


*Please note: the Seattle Aquarium does not offer birthday parties at this time.

Speak another language?

If you speak another language and your group consists of six or more people, we may be able to provide an interpreter for your visit to the Seattle Aquarium. Please call Kim Gonzalez at (206) 386-4349 or e-mail at k.gonzalez@seattleaquarium.org with a minimum of two weeks’ notice to request an interpreter. Requests will be filled on an as-available basis.

Aquarium Registrar

If you need assistance, contact the Aquarium registrar Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm at (206) 386-4353 or by email.

Limited Entry

To prevent crowding, entry times are staggered during our peak attendance hours from February through September. Large groups will be staggered as well. Please keep to your scheduled entry time to help alleviate overcrowding for everyone.