The Monterey Bay Aquarium shifts into a winter Hours schedule beginning, Monday, November 5, 2012. During that time Aquarium hours will be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Additionally, the Aquarium will observe Holiday Hours for Veterans weekend, Thanksgiving Weekend and the week after Christmas to New Years day. For the most up-to-date information on hours, please refer to the online Hours and Calendar. For Veterans Day weekend, the Aquarium proudly offers free admission to veterans and active U.S. military (with ID or proof of service). While family members do not receive free admission, they can purchase discounted tickets in advance on military bases. A 10 percent discount on veterans' purchases is also available in the Aquarium gift and bookstores. Reserve your Monterey Bay Aquarium Package at the Victorian Inn today!