Seattle Aquarium****

Category Non-Players' Activities
Price Varies
Phone (206) 386-4300
Location 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA
Date 2013-08-03
Leave 9:00 AM
Return 9:00 AM
Attendees 0

The Seattle Aquarium operates as a nonprofit 501c3, through a long-term operating agreement with the City of Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation. The 9th largest Aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and among the top 5 paid visitor attractions in the Puget Sound region. Opened in 1977. Expanded by 18,000 square feet in 2007 with $42 million of new exhibits, gift and food service as well as exciting meeting and event facilities. The Aquarium’s species collection is featured within six major exhibits: Window on Washington Waters, Life on the Edge, Pacific Coral Reef, Puget Sound Fish and Dome Room, Puget Sound Orcas Family Activity Center, and Marine Mammals


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