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- Address: 2475 Grand Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
- Hours: Daily from 10 am - 5 pm (closes at 6 pm on Friday and Saturday)
- Admission: Not free; $19 for adults and $15 for children ages 2-12
With more than 30 displays of unique marine life, the Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium is an engaging exhibit showing the diversity of life under the sea. Exhibits are themed by habitat and include thousands of aquatic creatures, a 1800 degree saltwater tunnel tank, and interactive touch pools. The aquarium works both to educate visitors and advocate ocean conservation, particularly of the sea turtles, seahorses, and seals that are threatened in the wild. Aquarium displays feature fascinating creatures such as reef sharks, rays, octopus, and jellyfish.
Colorful, well curated exhibits full of sea life grant a glimpse into the underwater world. Informative talks with aquarium staff as well as feedings take place throughout the day and allow for an even more in depth experience. Interactive cartoon journeys with quiz cards are available to help teach children about the importance of conserving our world’s oceans.
The aquarium can be found at the corner of at 25th and Grand Boulevard at the south side of Crown Center Square. Free garage parking is available on weekends and with validation during the week. It is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm with extended hours on Friday and Saturday.