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ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum

ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum Review

The ExplorOcean/Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, in the Balboa Fun Zone (a small, historic amusement park), has exhibits on the history of the harbor, ocean explorers, and scientific aspects of the Pacific Ocean. There's a fleet of ship models: some date to 1798, and one is made entirely of gold and silver. Another fun feature is a touch tank holding local sea creatures.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach Newport Beach, CA 92661 | Map It
  • Phone: 949/675–8915
  • Cost: $4
  • Hours: Mon.–Thurs. 11–3, Fri. and Sat. 11–6, Sun. 11–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Newport Beach
Updated: 05-20-2013

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