Opening 2018

A state of the art collection of living exhibits, interactive displays, and hands on activities that educate and inspire.




Join the Florida Institute of Oceanography and the Marine Exploration Center at FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute as we aim to become Florida's premier Marine Research Conference.


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Immerse yourself in the scientific process and be an important part of our exclusive Gulf Beaches water quality tracking program. When you donate to the Marine Exploration Center you will receive our totally awesome tracking kit to make your next beach visit an interactive experience for the whole family.


Join Marine Exploration Center for the annual St. Petersburg Science Festival. 


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