Seattle Aquarium

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Seattle attractions are operating at reduced capacity and may be sold out or require a wait for the next available entry; visit the CityPASS Travel Guide for more details.


  • Step through a short tunnel into the one-of-a-kind underwater dome. You’ll get a 360-degree view into a mammoth 400,000-gallon tank filled with hundreds of fascinating Puget Sound fish!
  • Meet a fabulous assortment of charming and entertaining marine mammals: gregarious sea otters, river otters, harbor seals and fur seals.
  • Discover some of the most interesting and eye-catching animals that make their homes in the warm waters of the tropical Pacific Ocean.
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind glimpse into life under the surface of Puget Sound at the Window on Washington Waters exhibit, a mammoth 120,000-gallon exhibit filled with more than 800 fish and invertebrates indigenous to the Pacific Northwest’s local waters.


1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101
On downtown waterfront, below Pike Place Market
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Open daily, 9:30am-5pm
Holiday hours apply on Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve; see website for details.
Closed Christmas Day.

(206) 386-4300


Free Digital Photo Book: CityPASS guests receive a free Digital Photo Book ($9.95 value).

Advice for Visitors


  • Don't miss the dive shows in the Window on Washington Waters and the Underwater Dome. The divers wear special masks so they can talk to the visitors.
  • The mammal feeding times also include informative training demonstrations.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.


  • Dining: Aquarium Café
  • Gift Shops: Seattle Aquarium Gift Shop

Best time to visit: Visit weekdays after 1pm during winter and weekdays before 11am during summer when it's less crowded.

Accessibility: All regular exhibits are wheelchair accessible.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 20 or more: Call (206) 693-6196 in advance of arrival.