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Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium

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Under Renovation

The MB roundhouse aquarium has been a great learning experience for kids. Schools would bus their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manhattan Beach, California
Temporary Location of Roundhouse Aquarium

When we visited Manhattan Beach the Roundhouse Aquarium in the pier was closed for remodeling. They... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The MB roundhouse aquarium has been a great learning experience for kids. Schools would bus their students in for a field trip for a hands on experience. Currently, the actual "roundhouse" is under renovation to make the experience so much better. In the interim, that...More

Thank BeachStudCA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we visited Manhattan Beach the Roundhouse Aquarium in the pier was closed for remodeling. They placed a temporary location at the beach that was very convenient for visitors. It was a cool way to keep the interest and the affluence of visitors to the...More

Thank DrLepervanche
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The roundhouse aquarium is a small but nice way to spend some family time with young children. Get some breakfast in Manhattan Beach and after you can stroll down to the beach and walk the pier...the aquarium is small and mainly for children but we...More

Thank musicmanmb
Reviewed 3 May 2018

At the far end of the pier you will find this small aquarium that works most for educational purposes. Staff on site will gladly inform you.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is small, but the kids love it. You just have to see their faces after they touch a star fish or other creature.

Thank Robert7772015
Reviewed 27 January 2018

At the end of the pier, its a small 2 story tower but has a lot of information packed in. Good for children, but interesting facts for all. Run by volunteers, very worthy of support.

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Round House is a great place to take the Grand Kids. Lots for them to see and get to touch some of the Marine Life. All they ask is for a donation so low cost. Great walking out on the Pier also.

Thank cwwally
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The roundhouse at the end of the pier houses a small marine life centre. There is a lot of information packed into a small space - great for kids to learn about the sea life of the Pacific coast. They sometimes close to the public...More

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and were enjoying our last afternoon in California at Manhattan Beach and decided to go in this small museum and I was surprised at how many displays were in this small space. There were several displaced that you could touch and the shark...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Roundhouse Marine studies lab and aquarium is a must stop while you are at the pier. You can learn about the various sea life that is in the area and what you can do to protect it.

Thank buffalojim67
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