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Ocean Shores Interpretive Center

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Address: 1033 Catala Ave. SE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
Phone Number: 360 289 4617
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Volunteers have done a wonderful job of creating this excellent center

I was so impressed at the dedication of the volunteers on duty the day I visited. The gentleman even went out to our RV to invite my wife into the facility. Great enthusiasm and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was so impressed at the dedication of the volunteers on duty the day I visited. The gentleman even went out to our RV to invite my wife into the facility. Great enthusiasm and so well versed in not only the natural history but the local history as well. There are some beautifully restored historic items from the area including... More 

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Gig Harbor, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is run on a volunteer basis, and we found everyone to be extremely knowledgable. It is an interactive center would be great for small children. We were happy to make a donation toward a great cause.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Ocean Shores Interpretive Center has got to bee one of the best "museum" places that I've ever seen! It is beautifully decorated with all sorts of things pertaining to the local area. There are tons of different rooms to go in, where you can learn about where things have come from ( trash all the way from Japan, China,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The volunteers are very concerned about the funding of their center. They were personable and promoted the town of Ocean Shores and it's businesses. This is a wonderful education center to get out of the wind, rain, or a day when you have had to much sun. When I visit a new area I like to know about it and... More 

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I have volunteered at the center many time over the past years and every time I go there I learn something new -- Great place for Children and adults to visit while in Ocean Shores

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very interesting with lots of things that have washed up on the beach and things that came from the sea. Very educational place and the people running it were very knowledgeable about the area and animal around there.

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Ocean Shores Washington USA
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a lovely introduction to North Coast history, while providing education about the ocean ecosystem that the majestic Pacific Ocean is home to. The exhibits offer fascinating stories, and a range of astounding ocean artifacts. The volunteers are interesting and so informative. Prepare to be charmed.

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Vernal, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It may not look like a whole lot from the outside, but step inside and prepared to be captivated for a while. Whatever your interest -- animals, shipping, etc. -- you are sure to find something to entertain you and/or the kids, especially if kept indoors due to the near-constant rain.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The facility was set up to teach you about all the different aspects of coastal environments. They teach a little history about the area and the let you explore at your own pace. They answered all question in a professional manner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A good bit of history and nature knowledge. Becky was very helpful and pleasant to talk to. This is a must visit if you are on the south end of the jetty. Great place to start a beach walk out to Damon Point.

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Address: Address: 1033 Catala Ave. SE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
Phone Number: 360 289 4617
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ocean Shores

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