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Volunteer reading to a child

Weekends Only Weekends at 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.

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!

Plankton graphic

May 25–27, 2019

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.

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.

May 29, 2019

Community Science Symposium

Join us for a day celebrating student scientists at the first-ever Community Science Symposium! Each student’s journey starts with a question about Puget Sound, and the final piece of the marine science experience is sharing their findings at the symposium.

Orca artwork

June 7, 2019

Splash! 2019

Event Chair Michael Trzupek and Honorary Chairs Ashley OConnor McCready and Mike McCready invite you to the Seattle Aquarium’s 28th annual fundraising gala.

World Ocean Weekend at the Seattle Aquarium

June 8–9, 2019

World Ocean Weekend

Celebrate the world’s one big ocean with us and learn to be an ocean hero! Everyone, no matter where they live, can help keep the ocean clean and healthy. We'll show you how with a variety of hands-on activities and special demonstrations.

June 9, 2019

An Hour for the Ocean

Please join us in support of World Ocean Day: take action and be a part of the solution! On Sunday, June 9 spend one hour at your local beach or waterway cleaning up trash to support the health and vitality of our marine environment.

Graphic of five colorful seahorses

June 16, 2019

Father's Day

Celebrate dads of all types—animal and human. Join us for talks, enrichments and fun activities.

May 12 and June 16

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.

Four orcas leaping out of the water

June 20, 2019

Seas the Day!

Join us for the Seattle Aquarium’s first-ever giving day, raising awareness and funds in support of the health of the ocean and the animals that call it home, including our southern resident orcas.