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Address: 718 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 941 765 8101
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Pet the rays!

We enjoyed this little, out of the way, sea museum simply because the staff was so knowledgable, friendly and cared about the sea life and our visit. She took the time to show us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Even though we arrived during Summer Camp when the Center was normally closed they let us come in and gave us a guided tour. The place was small, but very educational and the kids loved it. Our tour guide was wonderful answering all the questions we had. My pre-teen autistic son is super inquisitive but she was very patient with... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I love anything that is focused around marine life. That's why it breaks my heart to say skip this place. In it's defense, we did not do the shrimp tour, but I was so depressed by what I saw that I don't think that it could have improved my opinion. The museum had some neat displays, but everything was dirty.... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We enjoyed this little, out of the way, sea museum simply because the staff was so knowledgable, friendly and cared about the sea life and our visit. She took the time to show us around, fed some of the creatures, shared interesting tidbits and just made our hour long visit delightful. It's about $5 to get in and with her... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The staff that conducted the tours (Joanna/Marilyn) were the best...both unbelievably knowledgeable , passionate about their profession and very patient with their audiences...wonderful experience. We considered bringing our grandchildren (3/6) but fortunately we didn't bring them. Would suggest mid-school and up.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This was a three hour tour of the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp docks. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We saw all the parts of the industry from the boats to the supply house for the boats. This tour is done while the docks are working so saw the whole operation.

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This group offers a Waterfront walking tour on Wednesdays for $15 per person. The tour is 3 hours long. . I think that we were the youngest here at just over 50 years of age, but this is a tour anyone could enjoy, and would be something any age could enjoy. You begin in the Marine Science Center and spend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is a very small science center with a suggested $5.00 donation for adults. Not a lot to see as far as live things. A few aquariums and a touch tank. In the tank, we didn't see a lot other than a few horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs and some small fish. It may be a little more fun for kids... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A hidden gem. Very cool and full of interesting things to look at. Donations help the place to keep operating...A must see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

What an amazing little place! The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. Our kids got to learn about local sea life and touch and hold some species! Not big, takes about an hour but on a drizzly day it was perfect. Suggested donation to enter is $5 adults $3 students, but it's worth so much more!

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We rode our bikes to this great little science center. When we got they, i was closed because they were conducting a summer camp. The gentleman in charge saw the disappointment on our faces, so he allowed us to come in for a few minutes. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The camp students joined in on telling us about... More 

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Additional Information about Ostego Bay Marine Science Center

Address: 718 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 941 765 8101
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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