The Monterey Bay Aquarium turns 25 today. The aquarium ha welcomed over 46 million visitors in their 25 years of operation. They have also distributed over 32 million Seafood Watch guides in the ten years since it was created. The aquarium is routinely ranked as the No. 1 aquarium in the country.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is the only institution to successfully exhibit great white sharks and has also been a pioneer of jellyfish exhibits inspiring other similar exhibits around the world. In fact, the new jellyfish exhibit at the Newport Aquarium (KY) in the Greater Cincinnati area looks quite like the Monterey Bay Aquarium's past exhibit "Jellies: Living Art" (now an online only exhibit.)
The aquarium website features an interactive timeline of major milestones from inspiration, to construction to the present day.
So wish the Monterey Bay Aquarium a Happy 25th Birthday, and, if you are a