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Address: 480 North Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone Number: (772) 466-1600 ext. 3333
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife

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$1 gets you in!!

Neat place with lots of learning information. Lovely shaded viewing area, unfortunately we didn't see any manatees.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Krista826
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Parry Sound, Canada
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Belmar, NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It is only $1- so I can't really complain, but there wasn't much here for adults. Perhaps if you have kids, it might be worthwhile, but would not recommend for adults.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

always a good time , like seeing this big manatees. easy to find check out the boats at the docks , the parks and the local restaurants while you are down in that area!

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Portland, Maine
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104 reviews 104 reviews
34 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Sorry. I really wanted to like this place but I just didn't. Volunteers either looked bored or disappeared so you couldn't ask questions. The place is about the size of my tiny living room. Not much to see and everyone just acted like it was a chore to speak. I learned pretty much nothing about manatees. The gift shop was... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Neat place with lots of learning information. Lovely shaded viewing area, unfortunately we didn't see any manatees.

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Not much there but we did see a mother and baby!Very nice people. Had a good visit. We would go back.

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Greenville
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105 reviews 105 reviews
29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The manatees were in the bay where the cool water comes in. Probably 20 of them all together. They hung around for a good while, sometimes peaking their heads out of the water. We then went into the Education Center to learn more. The staff were very helpful, explaining about the teeth, brain, etc. and answering many questions we had.

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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

a few aquariums, some displays, a short video, you are in and out in 30 minutes. Was expecting to see more. But at $1 admission, can't really complain. I would likely not return with our next house guests.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to this small, but informative education center. The staff was knowledgeable and the video about manatees gave a us a new appreciation for these "sea cows"!

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Kitchener, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The center is very small. Displays are dated. Just a quick spot to gather some information. No guarantee to see Manatees in this location.

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Medinah
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109 reviews 109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Went here to see what it was about. $1.00 to see the education center and learn a lot about Manatee's and other sea life of the area. When walking in people were talking about the Manatees they had seen. After visiting the center we once again went out to the water and after a few minutes we saw 3 Manatee's... More 

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