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Sitka Sound Science Center

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Address: 834 Lincoln Street, Suite 200, Sitka, AK 99835
Phone Number: 19077478878
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Very educational and fun!

Firstly, the staff here are great! They know everything there is to know about their exhibit. My daughter love being able to touch all the sea creatures. They had a computer where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Firstly, the staff here are great! They know everything there is to know about their exhibit. My daughter love being able to touch all the sea creatures. They had a computer where you could listen to the sounds of any animal that you can think of, it was pretty nice. We got to see the feeding which was pretty cool.... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Although the Science Center is about one room and costs $5 a person to enter, I thoroughly enjoyed this attraction. Most of the Center are tanks where you can touch the marine life and the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. It was great to learn more about the marine life in Alaska and learn even more about Salmon. I... More 

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elizabeth city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

From what I could tell there is only one room for the public to visit which has several small aquariums and a touch aquarium that is pretty nice. The gentlemen working the touch aquarium was great at explaining the animals. Don't miss the salmon hatchery outside-it helped to try to justify the $5 admission. I found the hatchery more interesting... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a nice family trip to the Sitka Sound Science Center. The tour includes the hatchery behind the center which my youngest teen enjoyed.

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Pilot Point, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The entrance fee is $5 for each person. There is just a large touch tank basically. They are also a salmon hatchery but there is not much to see there.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited this museum while cruise ship docked in town. Pharmacist in local drugstore recommended good clam chowder next door to the "science museum"; Got there a little early so we decided to visit the museum. Great seeing all the tidal flat creatures. And you can touch them too! Also got to see how they grow the salmon. I highly recommend... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

In addition to their indoor tide pool area, the center runs one of two salmon hatcheries in Sitka. The work this group of dedicated folks are doing to replenish the salmon population is very valuable and interesting to learn about. After your visit, you will really understand what they do and why it is important.

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Laguna Woods, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We went here as part of a tour. There were marine animals on display and touch pools. It was located right on the water. Great place to take kids.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A wonderful tour of a place that holds a huge place in the history of Sitka. Very knowledgeable and friendly tour staff. don't miss it.

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Kake, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The kids love the touch tanks and the orca skeleton hanging from the ceiling. This is a great short stop for families with young children

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Additional Information about Sitka Sound Science Center

Address: 834 Lincoln Street, Suite 200, Sitka, AK 99835
Phone Number: 19077478878
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Sitka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 5

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