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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Everyone at Ostego Bay is very knowledgeable and cares about educating the community. It's a great spot to stop on your way out to the beach, especially if you have kids. They make use of all the space they have and they are always looking for feedback to improve the space.

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Kempton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It was very informative. We learned a lot about the sea life. Good stories about sea creatures. We went during the week on a rainy day to only find out it was not open to the public because of a day camp. But was able to return on Saturday. The place only had fans. Could have used some air conditioning.... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 47 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 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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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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