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The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies

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CLE wrote a review Jan 23
Birmingham, Alabama10 contributions
What an amazing experience! Kind and helpful staff and so many interactive activities for children of all ages!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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AlyKru wrote a review Jan 3
Swedesboro, New Jersey30 contributions7 helpful votes
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My children enjoyed our trip to Marine Mammal Studies Center! Our favorite activities were a tie between touching the fish and watching the dolphin show.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Becky P wrote a review Dec 2020
Little Rock, Arkansas2 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a wonderful place to visit with family of all ages. The kids loved being up close and petting animals they were never have the opportunity to touch. The shows were educational and entertaining. The staff is wonderful - very friendly and knowledgeable. Will recommend to anyone visiting the Gulfport/Biloxi area.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Mary G wrote a review Dec 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We went today with our three year old. There was so much for him to do and see and all of it is very educational. It was very easy to socially distance, and all employees wore masks. Everyone was very friendly and did a good job catering the different experiences to his age level. All of the animals seem well cared for. There was a very nice playground on site, which was a nice way to end the day. My son was thrilled and it was a day he will not forget.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Kaitlyn C wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
This is an absolute must-do for anyone in the Gulfport area! Between animal shows, touch pools, and interactions there is something for the whole family. Best part? Everyone will learn something during their visit. The staff and trainers are personable and knowledgeable, and are more than willing to answer any question. Everyone who works there clearly enjoys their job and truly has a love for the animals and marine life in general. If you're lucky enough to do an interaction, you won't regret it! Spending one-on-one time with the animals is an unforgettable experience that allows you to truly connect with them and gives you the opportunity to ask the trainers any questions you have. This place is also great because when you visit you are not only supporting the care of the resident animals, you are also supporting an organization dedicated to research and rehabilitation of local marine wildlife. I cannot recommend IMMS enough!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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