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Address: 718 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 941 765 8101
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great for kids

The volunteers are very passionate about the place. It is not big, but has great information. Has some hands on things for kids and it is a donation to go in. You can spend as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2014
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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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WI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The volunteers are very passionate about the place. It is not big, but has great information. Has some hands on things for kids and it is a donation to go in. You can spend as much or as little time as you want in there. Something to check out if you are in the area or if it is raining.

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Caledonia, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Went there on a rainy day. It's hard to find, located directly under the bridge on the San Carlos side, it was very informative. Run pretty much by volunteers,with only a suggested donation to go through it. We learned so much about marine life of the area. Some of the weird things we saw washed up on the beach were... More 

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tipup11
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

When we arrived and saw the building I thought about turning around, but the kids really wanted to see it. We enjoyed a pleasant surprise once inside. The tour guide was friendly and very informative. You could feel her passion about her work and local wildlife. She engaged the kids, had creatures for them to hold and was very patient.... More 

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windsor, on
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Wondered onto this little gem on one of the two days that we rented a car. This little building is located on the Fort Myers Beach side of the bridge, by the Dixie shrimp company, With a live touch tank and this little woman so full of knowledge, I hated to leave but a large group came in that she... More 

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