Winter Holiday Hands-on Exploration


Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Stop by the Ocean Institute December 21, 22, 23, 28 & 29 for special programs each day. Offerings include:

  • Tours of the Brig Pilgrim
  • Behind the Scenes Tours of the Ocean Education Center

  • Animal Encounters

  • It’s a Sailor’s Life MaritimeActivities on the Historic Maritime Wharf 

  • Plate Watch: Citizen Science Project on the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center

  • Master’s of Disguise Lab*

*Masters of Disguise Lab is an additional $3.00 per participant and includes a squid dissection, Octopus viewing and time at the Discovery Pool touch tanks. Space is limited on a first come first served basis.

Facilities Open: Headlands & Beyond exhibit, Tidepool playscape, the Maddie James Seaside Learning Center, the Historic Maritime Wharf, and the Courtyard, and the Ecology Lab.