The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is the most amazing teaching institute around. Not only do they talk about marine life one can touch some of them. It is a great place for children and adults to learn.
Small room, but well designed exhibits. Especially liked the video cameras set up to focus on unique fish or some aspect of underwater life...that can be viewed on a monitor nearby. Perhaps call ahead to make sure a large school group is not visiting. One class can make it loud and difficult to maneuver around freely.
Harbor Branch, which is funded by Fl Atlantic University, is one of the premier aquatic research centers in the world. With top secret research projects underway, I was not able to visit all of the different buildings, but what I did see was futuristic research the facinated me. Besides research for mammals and fish they were doing research trials with... 更多
Good, IF you're very interested in the study of oceans...otherwise a waste of time. Took students there on a field... 更多
Excellent exhibits and lectures. Has a teaching exhibit about aquaculture. They have a huge collection of shells. Interesting self directed... 更多
Came here with my husband and friends, and we had a great time at the visitor's center. The oceanographic center... 更多
Family of 10 (6 adults & 4 children ages 3, 8, 10, 15) visited for about one hour, purchased items... 更多