Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is a trusted resource that inspires exploration, respect and conservation of Southern California marine life.
With its spectacular natural setting adjacent to Cabrillo Beach Coastal Park and the Port of Los Angeles, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is uniquely suited to its leadership role in marine science education, aquaculture research and community recreation. The historic Frank Gehry-designed aquarium displays the largest collection of Southern California marine life in the world.
Since 1935, CMA has provided visitors with both a natural and interactive approach to learning about the marine environment of Southern California.
The fully-accessible Cabrillo Coastal Park is located just steps from the front doors of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. This coastal park includes many different habitats and recreational opportunities: Follow walking trails to tidepools, beaches and a saltmarsh. Guests can participate in fishing, boating, swimming, tidepooling and birdwatching.
The Cabrillo Coastal Park also includes picnic areas and a historic Southern California Bathhouse (restroom), fishing pier and a boat launch ramp.