If you're looking for a great place to take the kids that is fun and educational, Pacific Marine Mammal Center is the spot! This non-profit facility rescues marine animals that are in need of help. They have a great viewing area for the public and very knowledgable volunteer docents to answer any questions you have about these pinnipeds. Since they are a non-profit, they rely on donations from to keep their amazing program running. You can help by visiting their website to see what their most needed donation items are. If you are unable to make it there, check it their live cam! Their patients are typically sea lions, elephant seals, harbor seals, and northern fur seals.