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Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

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Address: 890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone Number: 772-225-0505
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wonderful for family!

Our friends volunteer here and it is truly worth a visit for families. We visited it a while back so July date is per our volunteer friends. They rave about it and are now part of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Stuart, Florida
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Stuart, Florida
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our friends volunteer here and it is truly worth a visit for families. We visited it a while back so July date is per our volunteer friends. They rave about it and are now part of the turtle hatching project

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Maragogi, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stuart and really has much more to offer as attractions than this very over rated place. It is very light on serious and interesting exhibitions as well as the quality of its few "show and tell" mini-activities. Of course, we might be more experienced than most of their visitors, but at the price we paid ($12 per adult), anyone should... More 

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Shady Side, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Pretty neat stuff to see. The natural trail has some strong smells other than that it's pretty cool. The stingray feeding is a lot of fun and the game fish lagoon feeding is over quick.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great interactive place. They are well staffed for a small educational museum. Lots of volunteers, touch tanks, opportunities to feed stingrays, and free lectures on sea turtles and lagoon sharks & fishes. Nice nature trail to walk around too. It was wonderfully shaded and perfect on a nice day. Admission is not too expensive. Just right we... More 

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We saw a lot of creatures here but the place seems run down. the children who were there loved it. I'm not sure it was worth the price. I understand it's run on donations but it leaves much to improve.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The programs were excellent! The presenters were all knowledgeable and interesting. As a biology teacher and former ecologist I found this place educational and just plain fun.

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American in Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was an amazing place to visit! I took my kids (ages 5 & 7) about 4 times during the week we stayed in Stuart. We kept going back because there was so much to do and see. The trails, the tanks, the great lagoon, the stingray feeding, it was all so wonderful. And the staff is just excellent.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice place took 11 nieces. They all enjoyed it. Nice walking park you can learn a lot about ocean fish. Educational. You can pet stingray.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went today with my husband and I and really enjoyed this facility! They have a few little tanks inside with puffer fish, seahorses (my favorite), a very cool octopus and a couple other types. Outside however is where this place shines. Outside they have touch tanks with small rays, and several learning stations for kids. The main attraction is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Unique wildlife center with very informative presentations on sea life. Stingrays, rays, turtles, sharks, sea turtles viewable at a short distance... There's also a nice trail that takes you out to the lagoon. There is a tour guide and informative speaker at all of these activities. Zack was great for turtle information, and Ned was great for the nature trail.

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Additional Information about Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

Address: 890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone Number: 772-225-0505
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Stuart
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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