The Ocean Explorium


A unique Marine Science Discovery Center, located in the heart of downtown New Bedford. The Ocean Explorium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ocean science education. The Ocean Explorium's education programs, outreach initiatives, and public exhibits promote a broader and deeper understanding of the ocean's influence on humans and our impact on the ocean and its resources.


It is the mission of the Ocean Explorium to establish New Bedford as a center for ocean science public education, with an emphasis on environmental stewardship and science literacy. 

Public Hours:  Thursday-Sunday 10:00-4:00

General Admission:  $8.50 adults, $6.50 children, $6.50 students w/ id, $7.00 seniors.  Free for members and children under 3 years of age.

174 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-994-5400

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