DISCOVER THE WONDERS OF THE OCEAN AT THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
Today, more than 35,000 creatures representing over 550 species fill 34 major galleries. With nearly 200 exhibits in all, the aquarium is a showcase for the habitats and sea life of one of the worldâ€™s richest marine regions.
Since its opening, in surveys of peers and public alike, the aquarium has consistently been ranked No. 1 in the United States for its innovative exhibits and unsurpassed visitor experience. The aquarium was named the number one family-friendly aquarium by Parents Magazine, and the best aquarium and the third overall family attraction in the country, according to the Zagat SurveyÂ® U.S. Family Travel Guide. It has also grown to become one of the leading ocean conservation organizations in the world.