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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  • Toured this sea center museum with friends and was quite surprised to find so much information about the hatchery and restocking process. They have an aquarium and wetland exhibit well worth...  more »
  • This place is free, even the hatchery tour. You do need to call a reserve a spot for the tour. Staff is friendly. Small gift shop. The salt water aquariums are awesome, turtles and fish everywhere.....  more »
  • Nice place to visit, even though there are no lots of exhibits around. There is a touch tank, kids will love that. The entrance to this facility is free. There is a hatchery tour but you have to reserve in-advance. Tours will last about 45 minutes. The volunteer staff were fantastic!
  • Nice place to visit. Although its pretty small, you get to touch some crabs and hermit crabs. The married couple are so nice, they made our visit even more enjoyable! They have sharks and lots of fish. I have kids ages 5 through 18 and they all enjoyed it. Admission is even free but you can donate!

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