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Arthur D. Feiro Marine Life Center

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Address: 315 North Lincoln Street, Port Angeles City Pier, Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone Number: +1 360-417-6254
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Description: The Feiro Marine Life Center is a non-profit organization that runs a...
The Feiro Marine Life Center is a non-profit organization that runs a Public Aquarium on the Port Angeles City Pier and provides educational programs in the community.
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Small, but enjoyable.

Because it was small, the staff are ready to answer any question. It was like a private tour! Glad we went! It was free, but we gave a nice donation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Plano, Texas
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Old Saybrook, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for a visit while in Port Angeles. This is a nice marine life education center with touch tanks for the kids. It is very small and they're obviously struggling to survive. The volunteers manning the center are wonderful and really excited when someone walks in. Please make the donation of $4 per adult rather than considering it "free".

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Because it was small, the staff are ready to answer any question. It was like a private tour! Glad we went! It was free, but we gave a nice donation.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Thought this was going to be so-so but definitely worth a visit! The staff is very educational. Got to see the sea-life being fed and tons of baby starfish. They have cute gifts, too. Spent a couple of hours. Even have a few touch tanks where you can touch starfish, anemones, sand dollars and tube fish.

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Victoria, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Everyone should support non-profits like this. They do a good job at educating the masses about marine life and ecology. It's small but they pack a lot in and the staff and volunteers are knowledgable. Biggest ochre sea stars I have ever seen ( and I've seen many!) . Nice sand dollar display. They have an octopus but they release... More 

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Port Angeles, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It's really kind of a PA institution. If you're looking to see the town, you have to go to Hollywood beach and the Pier lookout tower. The Center is located right there so there's no reason not to visit. It's certainly not the Seattle Aquarium but they do have aquariums, an octopus, touch and feel pools, lots of educational stuff... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The staff (I don't know if they're volunteer or paid or a mix of both) are very knowledgeable about the Elwha Dam project and the animals in their small tide pools. While it's not built up to look like the animals are in a natural tide pool, the animals are plentiful and well irrigated (important to tidal species!). There are... More 

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Spirit Lake, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a nice stop in our adventure. The lady that was here today was very informative on all of the Ocean species that they have on exhibit. They even have a touching tank. Being from the Midwest, it was fun to learn about the life cycles of aquatic creatures we never see. They have an octopus in one aquarium,... More 

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Mukilteo, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It was a really foggy and rainy & cold day so we had to switch our plan from going to Hurricane Ridge to go here. Our daughter really enjoyed learning marine life; she spent a lot of time at the "Touch" places there. She really liked the octopus. It only cost $4.00/adult and $2.00/child ( I think 5 years old... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Not just informative but fun for all. Hands on to some creatures and up and close to others. Staff are ready to assist and give their expertise.

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djstatick
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We came across this place while walking by the water, and decided to check it out. The admission was a suggested donation... don't remember what it was exactly, but I remember that it wasn't too expensive. The staff was very knowledgable and happy to speak with you about any questions you had. I wouldn't make a special trip just for... More 

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