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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 Christmas, we will be open from 11am to 4pm on Monday and Tuesday (December 22nd and 23rd), closed Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day (December 24th and 25th) and open from 11am to 4pm on Friday (December 26th). Our usual hours are changed to 11 am to 4 pm through January 4.

And again on the week of New Year’s, we will be open from 11am to 4pm on Monday and Tuesday (December 29th and 30th), open from 11am to 4pm on Wednesday (December 31st), and closed on New Year’s Day (January 1st). January 2, 3 and 4 we are open from 11am to 4pm, then resuming our normal calendar.

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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