Ranked #9 of 15 attractions in Saint Andrews
Category: Aquariums; Museums
The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (Huntsman) is a registered, private, not-for-profit research and science-based teaching...
The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (Huntsman) is a registered, private, not-for-profit research and science-based teaching institution located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Since 1969 the Huntsman has been an active steward of the ocean resource by finding ways to educate citizens about the oceans for the past 40 years. The education programs of the Huntsman have been pioneering; knowledge-based activities that have influenced the development of highly qualified personnel in the marine sciences and the oceans industry sector of the Canadian economy. The hands-on school programs have engaged over 35,000 students - ranging from elementary school age to university graduate level. For many, it is their first introduction to the Canadian Atlantic region.The Huntsman has also welcomed over 700,000 members of the general public through the operation of its aquarium facility, informing visitors to the region about Canada's east coast marine ecology and the marine based economy. The new Fundy Discovery Aquarium opened on September 1, 2011.MEETING SPACEOur multi-purpose boardroom serves a variety of functions and can seat up to 28 people comfortably. the room includes a test-kitchen with camera for viewing cooking demonstrations on the 42" monitor.The Dunn Science Theatre is a 218 seat lecture theatre with wheelchair access, translation booth and a private backstage area with washroom facilities. Wireless internet and aisle electrical outlets.With ample space for food and beverage stations, Gallery II is the ideal place for mixing and mingling while you enjoy an amazing panoramic view of the historic Saint Croix River. A unique atmosphere is created with the interactive touch pools center-piecing the room.The Aquarium has the perfect space for a birthday party with a large window looking into the seal habitat - it's a birthday party with a twist! We welcome you to host your event under our tent! This 30' x 60' commercial tent overlooks the historic Saint Croix River and is located next to the Aquarium for lobster boils, barbeques, outdoor group activities, craft fairs or fundraisers...and we cater too!