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PLAN YOUR VISIT • MAKER LAB • EVENTS • INNOVATION LAB • OCEAN LITERACY CENTER • SCIENCE COURTYARD • STEELE MODEL PAVILION • TOUCH TANK

At ExplorOcean we have designed learning experiences that will ignite the explorer within. Our galleries are loaded with hands-on experiences grounded in the Seven Essential Principles of Ocean Literacy. We proudly present the nation’s first Ocean Literacy Center, our esteemed ship collection in the Steele Model Pavilion, and a playground of tools and toys to tinker with in our Innovation Lab.

ExplorOcean’s Winter Hours:
Monday and Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday and Thursday: 12pm-4pm
Friday: 12pm-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Special Holiday Hours:
During the week of Thanksgiving, we will be open from 12pm to 4pm on Monday and Tuesday (November 24th and 25th), and open as usual on Wednesday. Closed on Thanksgiving Day (November 27th), and open again on Friday (November 28th).

On the week of Christmas, we will again be open from 12pm to 4pm on Monday and Tuesday (December 22nd and 23rd), closed Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day (December 24th and 25th) and open on Friday (December 26th).

And again on the week of New Year’s, we will be open from 12pm to 4pm on Monday and Tuesday (December 29th and 30th), open as usual on Wednesday (December 31st), and closed on New Year’s Day (January 1st).

This information is also in our calendar.

Ocean Literacy Center Prices:
Adult: $5.00
Senior (60+): $4.00
Youth (4-12): $3.00
Children 3 and under: Free
Active Military: Free

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