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All reviews touch tank sea life very small place all ages half hour bring the kids western washington university fun stop world class small center an aquarium volunteer staff craft room great volunteers kids and adults liberty bay donation
A small but educational and fun stop in Poulsbo. Includes a small pond where children can see and touch various sea life. Some fish tanks scattered about. An arts and craft room. Also a small auditorium that shows short films.
It’s free however donations are...More
I live in Poulsbo and I finally ventured in to the Marine Science Center when I had some kids visiting from out of state and I was pleasantly surprised! It's really a small center but they have a great touch tank filled with our native...More
This is a great little place to bring the kids when you're downtown. It features marine life found in Liberty Bay. It's got enough variety to keep the kids busy for 45 minutes to an hour and offers an opportunity to learn about marine life....More
Our little guy wasn't interested in the hands on- the movie theater with a story about plankton was perfect. We got comfy & learned about the local marine environment in places we had just been. Staff was helpful & attentive, marine creatures on display look...More
The SEA Discovery Center (formerly the non-profit Marine Science Center) has now been affiliated with WWU which means the aquarium has a better funding model for stability, more programs, classes, camp programs, lectures, and research with extended hours. Although it is small, the programs are...More
Living nearby to two world-class aquariums (Aquarium of the Pacific and the Monterey Bay Aquarium), I can appreciate how hard the Poulsbo Marine Science Center has to work to do what they do on an obviously tiny budget.
On our visit, the staff was knowledgeable...More