Went with family, we all loved it !! Great staff, so many sea creatures to see!!! Manatee exhibit is spectacular!!! One of the best I've ever been to.
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I love Mote more than any other aquarium in the area. It has a great personal appeal; the staff are all very polite and willing to explain a lot. They are all very informative and I love the direction the aquarium made with its educational,...More
We happened to show up when they were feeding the manatees and training the otters, so our visit was extra special. If you happen to be in town when they have a traveling exhibit, even better. One thing I liked about this aquarium better than...More
We visited while vacationing on Lido Key. Great learning experience, especially for kids. We did the boat ride which includes an island walk and hands on marine life experience. They use a net to catch marine life and explain their function in he eco system.
I was very disappointed with this aquarium. For $22, it took us 30 minutes to walk through the entire thing. The manatees and otters are across the street...that took about 15 minutes to see. I don't think it's worth the money.
We have visited twice now and my 2.5 year old just loves this place! It's the perfect size for a quick morning activity and you can still be home for nap time. The ONLY recommendation I would give - it would be nice if there...More
Didn't know what to expect found a really nice and informative aquarium ,the exhibits were excellent and well presented with staff at hand to answer any questions you had.The cafe was good also and we all had dinner it is well worth a visit
Took the grandkids for a visit to Mote. They had a terrific time and loved seeing all the aquatic animals. It is not a large place and you will probably see it in a couple of hours. The kids I am sure will enjoy the...More
This aquarium provides all ages with a great experience. There are all types of sea animals to see and some to touch. It is a working laboratory too so you get to see some behind the scenes work going on. It also undertakes great work...More
After living in Florida for 15 years - I finally made it to Mote. While the whole setting is neat and the fact that it is a Lab and Rehabilitation facility, it left a little bit to b desired. I'm not sure what exactly it...More