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Heal the Bay Aquarium

Courtesy of Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Program Description

Awesome, enthusiastic teachers who love the ocean and all the creatures in it want to share that knowledge with you!

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium provides a two-hour guided marine science educational program, featuring California science standards-based curriculum for pre-K through high school students. All programs are hands-on and interactive; the program for younger grades includes a beach exploration component and lab activities are provided for upper grade levels.


As the public face of Heal the Bay, a leading environmental organization in the region, the Aquarium's popular, hands-on instruction programs instill a sense of wonder and appreciation for marine life and inspire stewardship of the ocean.

Online Educational Resources

Expo Line Scavenger Hunt

Aqua Explorer

Recommended Grade Levels



Fees Apply


1600 Ocean Front Walk

Santa Monica, CA 90401



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