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You can still be delighted by the animals in our care, be mesmerized by our exhibits, learn about the marine environment, and take action to preserve Puget Sound and Earth’s one ocean—all while we’re temporarily closed to the public to curb the spread of COVID-19 through the community.

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Diver high-fiving children

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

Diver show

Window on Washington Waters

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.

Fur seal peeking out of the water

Daily 11:30am, 2pm and 5pm

Meet our marine mammals

Marine Mammals

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

Octopus tentacles on glass

Daily Noon and 4pm

Meet Our Octopus

Life of a Drifter

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

Marine Mammal Mania at the Seattle Aquarium

April 4-12, 2020

Marine Mammal Mania

How does the Aquarium celebrate spring? With Marine Mammal Mania—hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations devoted to marine mammals—join us!

Volunteer reading to a child

Weekends Only 11am

Story time

Family Activity Center

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

April 16, 2020

After Hours: Dive Bar

It is time to dive deep into the Puget Sound at After Hours: Dive Bar! Meet some of the Seattle Aquarium divers and learn about ocean exploration and diving—all while wandering exhibits and bellying up to the bar.

Mother's Day at the Seattle Aquarium

May 10, 2020

Mother's Day at the Aquarium

Celebrate moms of all types, animal and human.

September 2019 through June 2020

Toddler Time

A myriad of developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities await for tots to explore. For children ages 5 and under; must be accompanied by an adult. Free with Aquarium admission.

sea otter playing with toy

May 21, 2020

After Hours: Game Night

Got game? Come show off your skills at After Hours: Game Night! Grab a drink, explore the exhibits and let your competitive spirit run free.

Adults take over the Seattle Aquarium for this 21+ event featuring animal experiences, music, a cash bar, food available for purchase and more!

Plankton graphic

May 23–25, 2020

Family Science Weekend

Participate in activities to learn about science and research taking place at the Seattle Aquarium. Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations will help the whole family discover science in a fun way.

May 28, 2020

Lightning Talks

Like a science sampler platter, this fun evening at the Seattle Aquarium offers you tantalizing tastes of an array of fascinating research topics. Join us to enjoy diverse, five-minute glimpses into marine and ocean science from local scientists and science enthusiasts.

big skate: Splash!2020 art

June 5, 2020

Splash! 2020

The Seattle Aquarium and Splash!2020 Honorary Chairs Ellen and Tom Gonser and Event Chairs Michael Guidon and Michael Trzupek invite you to save the date for our 29th annual fundraising gala on Friday, June 5, 2020.