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Alaska SeaLife Center

#4 of 50 things to do in Seward Features Animals
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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A good wet weather destination

It rains a lot in Seward and this is a good wet weather option with most of the viewing areas being... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kent, United Kingdom
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Fun, must see location while in Seward

Great place for all ages and all disabilities. Tons of free parking close to location. Great... read more

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An education and research-focused aquarium offering underwater views of Alaskan marine animals.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (120 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664-3801
+1 907-224-6300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It rains a lot in Seward and this is a good wet weather option with most of the viewing areas being inside or undercover. They are currently looking after a recently rescued baby Walrus which is a rare highlight. Despite its outside appearances it is...More

Thank purplemyrtles
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place for all ages and all disabilities. Tons of free parking close to location. Great activity for cold or rainy days. Military discount provided and coupons provided in Kenai peninsula passport for 20% off. Very interactive exhibits for all ages. Great gift shop. Dress...More

Thank Travelgal622
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an awesome sealife center. You are introduced to all kinds of sealife from birds, fish and mammals. The staff is amazing. Everyone learns something they didn't know when they came in. I learn something new every time I go! Do not miss this!

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience in charming Seward. Try to avoid the aquarium, if you can, when cruise ships are in town. The aquarium is small (2 floors) and the exhibits can get crowded. While the aquarium is small, it is a wonderful educational experience and a therapeutic...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our last day in Seward was all rain and this was a great place to visit. It would have been good even without the rain. Great interactive displays for kids and adults alike. Make sure to get your photo taken. We had a lot of...More

Thank RandE772
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's not a lot to do in town in Seward, but the Sealife center is a good choice. You can see seals, otters, puffins, & sea lions, as well as aquariums full of fish & mollusks. You can also touch various sea life in touch...More

Thank tagnrocky
Reviewed 3 days ago

The exhibits are onloy marine life from the area. I love the bird room, where the puffins and gulls were the stars. The birds were not inhibited and were very active in air and water. The glass walls( child eye level were a delight for...More

Thank 637diannen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Sealife Center . Of course we enjoyed the animals , but your exhibits are excellent as well . Enjoyed learning about the young person doing research to eliminate plastics from our oceans . Would recommend a visit to...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome aquarium experience! Go even if you have been to many others. Very unique--amazing octopus and baby orphaned walrus there in August 2017.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were not aware of the SeaLife Center when we went to Seward.It was much bigger than we expected and we enjoyed it very much.

Thank StevenDives
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Karen K
27 February 2017|
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Response from BlessingsMultiplied1 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a variety of behind the scenes tours, animals encounters, or guided tours that are priced between approximately $15 to $75 depending on what you are looking for during your visit. You can book when you arrive... More
15 July 2016|
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Response from karjer21 | Reviewed this property |
Adult (13+) $21.95 Senior (65+) $19.95 Child (4-12) $11.95 3 and Under Free The touch tank is filled with more sea life to touch than I have ever seen and the water is so cold. Fun to... More
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shrlrd4 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer by Chani is correct.