Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

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886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940, United States

Start, of course, with the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Its Splash Zone, an interactive exhibit for kids, recently doubled in size—now you can walk “through” a giant kelp forest (via a glass tunnel) and (gently) pet a living abalone in the display’s expanded touch pool.

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