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Monterey Bay Aquarium reopens after yearlong closure

The Monterey Bay Aquarium was opened to the public after being closed for a year by a pandemic.

The aquarium was open to members on May 1st, but on Saturday the public was able to tour the facility.

State guidelines allow at least 2,250 guests per day at 25% capacity. However, aquarium officials said they restricted daily attendance well below that mark so that staff could maintain adequate social distance.

The aquarium will open for up to 250 people. This phased reopening phase allows aquariums to monitor and evaluate safety protocols and increase the numbers permitted by state guidelines.

The aquarium opens at 10 am and has 125 to 175 admission blocks every 30 minutes until final admission at 3:30 pm. However, the tickets for May are sold out.

To view the photo gallery inside the Monterey Bay Aquarium, please visit www.TheCalifornian.com.

Audiences will see an open-sea exhibition at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the mother pushed her child into a trolley in the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California.
Members of the Monterey Bay Aquarium are watching the kelp forest exhibit in the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
A family is watching a jellyfish swim at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

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