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Welcome to the

Seattle Aquarium

A bright green wave shape.

Aquarium highlights

Inspiring Conservation of our marine environment

Our Mission

The region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound and our world’s one big ocean. Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.

Daily Presentations and Activities

At the Aquarium

All About Our Harbor Seals

10:45 AM

Location: Harbor seal habitat, Pier 60
Get to know the harbor seals that call Seattle Aquarium home! Learn how we care for them, and hear amazing facts about the most common marine mammals in the Salish Sea. 
Marine Mammal Feeding

11:30 AM

Location: Marine mammal habitats, Pier 60
Join us for a feeding at one of our marine mammal habitats: harbor seals, sea otters or northern fur seals. The location changes daily—ask a Seattle Aquarium representative about which animals are scheduled to be fed when you arrive for your visit. 
All About Our Washington Waters

11:45am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, 3pm

Location: Window on Washington Waters, Pier 59
Come experience the Window on Washington Waters habitat, devoted to marine life found in our local waters. You’ll meet the inhabitants of the rocky reef and kelp forest ecosystem found in the Salish Sea.
All About Our Sea Otters

2:15 PM

Location: Sea otter habitat, Pier 60
Join us for an introduction to our sea otters! Get to know more about this iconic endangered species and learn how we care for the individuals that call the Seattle Aquarium home.
All About Our Northern Fur Seals

3:45 PM

Location: Northern fur seal habitat, Pier 60
Come learn more about Chiidax and Flaherty, the northern fur seals living at the Seattle Aquarium. 
Sea Otter Feeding

4:45 PM

Location: Sea otter habitat, Pier 60
Join Mishka and Sekiu, our delightful sea otter duo, for a feeding in their habitat.

Please note: The 10am Window on Washington Waters presentation has been canceled on Wednesday, December 6. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you will join us at another presentation time.

seal laying down on illustrated rocks
What’s Happening

Upcoming Events

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Explore the Aquarium

Discover amazing animal species, learn about educational opportunities at the Aquarium, and more!

Take a Deeper Dive

Aquarium Stories

Seattle Aquarium Water Quality team members Angela Smith, Keenan Wong and Hannah Mewhirter standing together and smiling in front of the Salish Sea.

Hidden science superheroes: Meet the Seattle Aquarium’s water quality team

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It’s All Connected

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Animal Crossing New Horizons and the Seattle Aquarium.

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An adult sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium looking upwards with its front paws resting on its front.

Giving Tuesday

Make a tax-deductible donation to the non-profit Seattle Aquarium

Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 thanks to a very generous anonymous donor!

Sea otter at the Seattle Aquarium laying on its back, raising its head and front paws.

Cyber weekend

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