The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Newport, on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Our mission is to create unique and engaging experiences that connect you to the Oregon coast and inspire ocean conservation. The Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
We invite you to immerse yourself in the mysteries of the ocean. The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a captivating destination and a trusted resource for ocean education and conservation in the Pacific Northwest. Our mission is to create unique and engaging experiences that connect you to the Oregon coast and inspire ocean conservation.
As an American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) accredited institution, the Oregon Coast Aquarium is dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and a better future for all living things. With more than 200 accredited members, the AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation, and a link to helping animals in their native habitats.