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Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

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Address: 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996-1627
Phone Number:
+1 772-225-0505
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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A small but nevertheless interesting place. No kids in tow but I am sure kids and families would love it as there are lots of interactive areas, creature touching opportunities... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small but nevertheless interesting place. No kids in tow but I am sure kids and families would love it as there are lots of interactive areas, creature touching opportunities and close up encounters. Good for a short 60-90 minute visit. Better in good weather as much is outdoors.

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Cherryville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been several times and have enjoyed it ever time,if you love ocean animals you and your family will love it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rays were the best part! You could touch them and that was really fun, along with the kid area ..Maybe skip the nature walk, so many spiders

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not know what to expect from our visit with a six year old grandson (from London). It was an outstanding outing which was educational and fun day that was made by very knowledgeable staff who brilliant in making sure we had a memorable experience.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An easily accessible drive (just over the bridge from Sewall's Point). A nice selection of exhibits.

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Kankakee, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant morning or afternoon visit. We did hands on feeding the sting rays. Listened to the turtle talk and the game fish talk. The displays in the center are informative. We ran out of time to walk all the way around the nature trail, but would like to go back and finish that. The price seemed a... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ospreys, nite herons and great horned owls in season (look up at Indian village) are the reasons we live in florida. Great for children ie touch tank with rays. Enjoy, there's nothing but to love.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit to this place and we were a bit disappointed. The light display was a dozen Christmas trees in the grassy area. This might be a better venue to check out in the daytime when the exhibits are open. However, the price seems a bit steep for the exhibits we saw.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's touch tanks with animal feedings. The staff are very informative. But I wouldn't plan on spending the whole day here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for adults seniors and kids this wonder nature park has it all from turtles and sting rays to sharks and tarpon to a wonderful nature trail through a prehistoric hammock. All sorts of hands on things for kids to do including touching sting rays and crabs to feeding of sharks. Don't miss this park. Enjoy.

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