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Exhibits

Find your way around the Aquarium
Paddle carving artist Sx̱aałg̱én carving a wooden paddle at the Seattle Aquarium.
Artists in Action

The Seattle Aquarium honors our location in the traditional and contemporary territories of the Coast Salish people, who have stewarded these lands…

Killdeer
Birds and Shores

Take a stroll through the shores of the coastal Northwest

Orca
Family Activity Center

This educational center is dedicated to expanding your knowledge about orcas, also known as killer whales.

Giant Pacific octopus
Life of a Drifter

Step into the world of some of Puget Sound's most mysterious and beautiful creatures

Sea anemones
Life on the Edge

Life on the Edge is your chance to get up close and personal with the many fascinating creatures that dwell in the tide pools of Washington State’s…

Harbor seal
Marine Mammals

Get to know our sea otters, river otters, harbor seals and fur seals—and learn how to tell the difference between them all!

Grunt sculpin
Puget Sound Fish

Get to know the fascinating fish of Puget Sound

Salmon fry
Salmon

Seasonally, salmon make their way from the open ocean to freshwater—most often, the streams in which they were born—to spawn. It’s an amazing journey…

Salmon swimming in a shallow river photo by Amy Gulick
The Salmon Way

The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind is a photographic celebration of Alaskan wild salmon—extended by popular demand through 2022.

Clown fish in anemone
Tropical Pacific

Take a trip to the beautiful waters of the tropical Pacific.

Underwater dome exhibit
Underwater Dome

Be surrounded by Puget Sound's sea life!

Diver with wolf eel
Window on Washington Waters

Take a dive into Washington's coastal waters.