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Ocean Shores Interpretive Center

1033 Catala Ave. SE, Ocean Shores, WA 98569
360 289 4617
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Spokane, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Loved all the hands on activities (especially if you have kids) and all the information they gave. Got a question, just ask these folks are well educated and informed. This place is worth seeing.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

the people there were so helpfully friendly and knowledge about the area and ocean we give it thumbs up

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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

the kids loved this they learned a ton about so many different things.....almost everything was hands on the staff was amazing and helpful and answered all 6 of the girls questions patiently and explained things to them in a way they could understand they had a fun tiny playground out back to enjoy and the exhibits were really fun for... More

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Highly recommend seeing this place while you are in town. Lots of interesting displays including rocks, shipwrecks, and wildlife of the Ocean Shores area. Nice people who often are knowledgable and happy to chat about their area of expertise.

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Kirkland, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Highly recommend and it's Free ! Some very interesting ocean facts and artifacts from the Japan Tsunami. Hard to believe some much stuff floats onto the beaches here in Washington from all around the Pacific rim !

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Escalon, California, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We happened upon this museum & were very surprised to find so much there. The man there was very informative & friendly. The "hands on" museum was so much fun. Great place to take children of all ages. Free admission, but they gladly accept donations.

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Belfair, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We took the grand kids ages 6-10 and they loved it. From The hands on exhibits to the seashell room. Informative and kid friendly to keep their attention. Free but donations appreciated.

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

So much information packed in to a small place. The volunteers had so much knowledge and were so friendly. It is a hands on experience, there are very few this in the exhibit you can't touch and hold. Worth the visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I went here based on the Trip Advisor reviews and was pleasantly surprised. There's some very interesting displays here and the volunteers are really nice and welcoming. Everything is hands on and my kids were quite interested in the exhibits. There's even a little playground in back. I didn't have any cash on me so I am mailing them a... More

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Shelton, Washington
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148 reviews 148 reviews
66 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a nice free place to visit. Has lots of local history of shipwrecks, animals, sealife, pioneers, and local artifacts. Great volunteers to answer any question. Has over 6 rooms of artifacts to view and wander through. Loved it!!!

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