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Address: 718 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 941 765 8101
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A smaller facility but plenty of information! Great staff and a couple of rays and horseshoe crabs to interact with. Baby snapping turtles that were really fierce! Nice, clean... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephanie B
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Kokomo, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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413 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a smaller marine center but none the less it is very interesting and all for a nominal fee. Run by volunteers but they are informative and we left knowing a whole lot more than when we went in.

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1 Thank SmokiesJunkie
Canoinhas
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119 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It`s a small center, but very organized, clean and interesting. The employees are amazing!! $5 per person. Don`t miss!!

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Thank Ariana74
Kokomo, Indiana
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smaller facility but plenty of information! Great staff and a couple of rays and horseshoe crabs to interact with. Baby snapping turtles that were really fierce! Nice, clean little facility.

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Thank Stephanie B
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Drop in for an hour and find out about local aquatic life. Staff are eager to share stories and information. Large shell collection and a few tanks with native fish.

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1 Thank 2015travellerOct
Chaska, Minnesota
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Nice little 'Science Center'. We went when their air conditioning was not working - very, very hot in the center. Marilyn gave us a tour - which was very informative. Great place to take the family and learn more about the area and sea life.

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1 Thank Dee7112015
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The Marine center is ran by volunteers, so much to see and learn about the local waters and estuary's and marine animals. Because its ran by volunteers hours vary, make sure you call ahead. They also provide tours of local Shrimp-boats and the Shrimping industry. Hands on exhibits and aquariums.

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Thank Karen M
Cape Coral, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank rjb008
Kempton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank hairduct
Bardstown, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank kay571
Manassas, Virginia
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

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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