St. Lucie County Aquarium - Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, Fort Pierce

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Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
The Smithsonian Marine Station is a research center specializing in marine biodiversity and ecology. At the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, located within the St. Lucie County Aquarium, visitors can explore marine habitats of Florida and learn about the interconnectedness and importance of each ecosystem.


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  • Good for kids and interested adults. Local sea life displays and interpretation. Run by the Smithsonian.  more »
  • We learned so much about the incredible ocean life...we will definitely return. The guides were so informative and patient with the children  more »
  • If you're wanting a massive aquarium to go spend all day inside of, this isn't that kind of aquarium.'s a great value for the money, especially compared to most aquariums you could visit. It's great for taking smaller kids to, because there's plenty to see, plenty to learn, but by the time they start getting irritable- boom, it's over. Well worth the money. I would give it 5 stars on value, only dig on it is that it is small.
  • Just get a season pass it’s totally worth it, if you’re local. Every visit has been different for me each time, lots of learning. Great for kids K+, a good place to volunteer. Would like to see more family events.

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