Public Aquariums

Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center


301 Railway Ave. (at mile 0 of Seward Highway)
Seward, AK map



The Alaska SeaLife Center is located at Milepost 0 of the Seward Highway in spectacular Seward, Alaska, just 125 miles south of Anchorage. You can reach Seward by road year-round, or via the Alaska Railroad or cruise ship during the summer season.


The Alaska SeaLife Center offers an up-close experience with Gulf of Alaska marine wildlife. You will see a sea lion gliding past underwater viewing windows, puffins diving in naturalistic habitat, harbor seals resting on rocky beaches, as well as alaskan king crab, sea stars, and the Giant Pacific octopus among many other intertidal creatures and deep sea fishes.


Adults (13+) $24.95
Seniors (65+) $21.95
Children (4-12) $12.95
3 and under Free

Alaska Resident and Military discounts available.


Open year round except for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

May 26 - September 3, 2017
Fri-Sun 8:00am - 9:00 pm
Mon-Thur 9:00am - 9:00pm

October 3, 2016 - February 26, 2017
Open Daily 12:00pm - 5:00pm
February 27 - May 25, 2017
Open Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm

-Reservations are not required for general admission but strongly recommended for special exhibits and behind-the-Scenes Tours, see website for further info

Plan Your Trip:

To learn more about the animals at this aquarium, you may want to take advantage of one of their educational programs or tours (additional fees apply).