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Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946
+1 772-465-2400
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Surprisingly Interesting Visit

While having out of town guest, we took them to the Oceanographic Institute for something to do and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Debra Forrer R
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Very interesting.

Have gone to a couple of the free lectures that they conduct here most Wednesday evenings. There... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Roy F
,
Fort Pierce, Florida
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“sea life” (3 reviews)
“their lives” (2 reviews)
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5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

While having out of town guest, we took them to the Oceanographic Institute for something to do and we were delightfully surprised at how interesting this place was. It's very educational with the seminars and great hands on experience with the sting rays petting and...More

Thank Debra Forrer R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have gone to a couple of the free lectures that they conduct here most Wednesday evenings. There is always a different topic that is pertinent to what's going on in the surrounding areas and waterways. Very informative.

Thank Roy F
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is a very interesting place to visit. There is so much to learn about ocean research - possible medical cures, current energy using specially made turbines, aquaculture and more. We had a graduate assistant named Lauren, who took us around...More

Thank moose444
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Each Wednesday in the winter months the institute offers interesting free presentations to the public The lecturers are specialists in different aspects of marine research . Very current info usually very well presented

Thank judieb42
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had passed by Harbor Branch numerous times and finally did a little research finding the discovery center open to the public. I took our 10 year old son. We were greeted by a receptionist and student tour guide, Jennifer. Jennifer started us out with...More

1  Thank Gina G
Reviewed 25 January 2017

the folks at Harbor Branch are amazing. They have dedicated their lives to save the local Dolphins and whales that are stranded, wounded or otherwise sick or injured. Angels, every one of them

1  Thank AJ A
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Harbor Branch is a wonderful teaching experience for those wanting to learn more about our oceans. Just an awesome experience for both children and adults.

Thank Christi T
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My grandson loved visiting har or branch and learning about sea life. He is always interested in sea animals and especially loved talking about them.

Thank Tinkbaby
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We brought our grandkids here and they absolutely loved it. They have a touch tank and the children loved touching the different sea life.

1  Thank Tinkbaby
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Impressive place to see. Security is a little tight. Beautiful campus full of trees and native plants.

1  Thank Debbie A
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Mary M
Is there an admission fee? cost?
29 October 2015|
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Response from ferg7645 | Reviewed this property |
PLUS! On the first Wednesday of every month, we will host a Harbor Branch overview tour to provide guests with a general understanding of all that Harbor Branch encompasses. Found this: TOUR PRICES: General Overview... More
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