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Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward

#1 of 13 in Parks in Seward
Must see · Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
The only permanent marine mammal rehabilitation facility in the state, Alaska SeaLife Center is also an important research facility. The attraction is dedicated to education, and its public exhibit includes a touch tank where visitors can interact with living sea life. A grotto is home to seabirds, sea lions, and a giant Pacific octopus. Don't miss the preserved giant squid on display in the grotto area. Using our world travel planner, Seward attractions like Alaska SeaLife Center can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great place to spend some time in Seward. Due to the time of year (September), a lot of the wildlife was gone from the Alaskan coast. I really wanted to see a Puffin while in Alaska so this was my...  more »
  • Really nice aquarium. Lots of exhibits and some to even touch, such as the star fish (yeah, I know they call them sea stars these days). Well laid out on a couple of levels and easy to find your way.....  more »
  • Was a delightful place. I have no reason I can really fathom to give a place where you can observe and learn about sea life like this anything less than five stars. A little chilly inside, but otherwise a great place to visit if you are traveling through.
  • The Alaska SeaLife Center is a pretty awesome place to visit. They have a bunch of exhibits that is set up more of an educational place rather than a zoo or park. The facility seemed to be very well taken care of and the animal habitats were all pretty clean. It's enjoyable for all ages. A must-stop when visiting Seward.

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