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Olympic Coast Discovery Center

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waterfront

very clean and very fun little event place for kids. The peopl;e are friendly and know alot about... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Polly D
Interesting display, informative guide.

Interesting for anyone who would like to see an improvement in the way we care for our natural... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Just_Another_Joan
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Sep 26, 2018
“waterfront”
Jul 19, 2018
“Interesting display, informative guide.”
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The Olympic Coast Discovery Center on the Port Angeles waterfront is a great place to begin your learning adventures on the Olympic Coast. It has information for the whole family about marine conservation, the animals and habitats of the Olympic...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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The Landing, 115 East Railroad, Port Angeles, WA 98362
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+1 360-452-3255
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

very clean and very fun little event place for kids. The peopl;e are friendly and know alot about the area

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Polly D
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Interesting for anyone who would like to see an improvement in the way we care for our natural surroundings. Lots of pretty pictures and a great display of things that have been pulled out of the waters on the sound.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Just_Another_Joan
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I popped into this quaint place to ask a question and ended up staying for a while. Chris was so kind to answer all questions and tour us around. It was very interesting and educational- especially for marine lovers!! Thank you Chris!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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NOAA-ONMS, Owner at Olympic Coast Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday and enjoyed talking to the staff. Learned a lot about their protected area and would love to spend more time there in the future.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Robert T
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We wondered into this fascinating museum and really enjoyed the interpretive narrative by the volunteer. The displays were kid friendly, easy to read and very, very interesting. Well worth the stop to get a better sense of our pacific coast.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

We looked around, and all of the kids were having a blast, from tots to middle school-age, with an emphasis on the youngest ones. It was not free, but we got an eyeful enough to realize it was an interactive kiddo's dream experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Small but packed with history and information, and the volunteer gentleman who was the only staff person there was attentive and knowledgeable about everything that was shown. Though it was crowded at times, he made sure to greet everyone and to answer all questions asked...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Fun stop in downtown Port Angeles. Free of charge and very informative. My son and I both learned a lot! Worth a quick stop.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

Most of us never see what lies below the surface of the water. Here you can see many of the inhabitants that reside in local waters like shrimp, sea cucumbers, scallops, cod, an octopus, as well as crabs and sea stars...even microscopic ones. It's worth...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank LValent
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We happened to be driving by and stopped at Port Angeles. We walked into this place and the gentleman was very helpful and knowledgeable about everything in the area. He also gave us maps with specific things to see in the town and outside of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Christopher s
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