Sea Center Texas, Lake Jackson

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Sea Center Texas is operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in partnership with the Coastal Conservation Association, The Dow Chemical Company and US Fish and Wildlife Service Sportfish Restoration Funds. The facility opened in 1996 and includes a visitor center with aquaria and exhibits of Texas marine life, the largest redfish hatchery in the world, 36 one-acre fish culture ponds, an outdoor wetland exhibit and a youth fishing pond.


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  • with a very chilly windy day at the beach and a house of children ages ranging from 6 to 12 this was a short drive from Surfside, Texas all adults and children enjoyed this free educational aquarium. ...  more »
  • a neat place to stop by with kids on way to the beach they got all saltwater gamefish in large tanks plus kool hands on exhibit for the kids to check out. This place is close to hwy 288 will not take ...  more »
  • Loved this place. Not because it was free. (don't forget to donate) but it's always fun when it involves animals. Kids loved it. Touch tank was great. Didn't see much but a bird dying his wings in the wet area. But he was a great view for the fixed view finders on the deck. Will definitely return.
  • Always fun to drop in this place for a little while. Lots of cool fish and activities. The staff is amazing and very knowledgeable but will also leave you alone and give you space if you just want to look around by yourself. Been going here since I was 11 and it's always been a great time. (R.i.p gordy the grouper)

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