The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the oceans.
Browse over 20 years of highlights including video snapshots of the past such as filming Star Trek IV, airlifting an 880-pound mola from the Outer Bay, exhibiting a white shark and building the aquarium.
Our online pressroom includes the latest news releases and press kits plus our photo and video library. You'll find plenty of material to create stories about our exhibits, conservation research and other programs.
Learn what we're doing at the federal, state and local levels to encourage policy action on behalf of ocean conservation—and how you can help us assure a future with healthy oceans.
We're guided by the principles of creativity, innovation and teamwork, and committed to creating an energetic and rewarding work environment. Find out more about working at the aquarium and view our current job openings.
Our Teen Programs is for students between the ages of 11 and 14 who have an interest in marine science and conservation.
More than 900 volunteers guide visitors through our exhibits, staff our Information Desk, and work behind the scenes in husbandry operations, marketing, visitor programs and other areas. Here's how you can join the team.
Interested in an Aquarium internship? Past interns have gone on to attend veterinary school, serve on a boat studying whales in the North Atlantic, do photo research in Iceland and work for major conservation organizations. Where will your internship take you?
Signup for our e-newsletter to get information about our exhibits, upcoming events and conservation news. Learn how to become more involved with our conservation mission.