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Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Sights

Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit

  • 420 Seaway Dr. Map It
  • Fort Pierce
  • Educational Institution

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

Housed in the St. Lucie County Aquarium and run by the Smithsonian Institute, whose research facility next door is where scientists study local ecosystems (once monthly tours are organized), this facility has a 3,000-gallon coral-reef tank, originally located in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. The park-like setting, where children love to play, makes it an ideal picnic destination. Admission is free on the first Tuesday of every month.

Sight Information

Address:

420 Seaway Dr., Fort Pierce, Florida, 34949, United States

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Phone:

772-462–3474

Sight Details:

  • $4
  • Tues.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 12-4. Jan–Mar., also Mon. 10–4

Updated 05/12/2014

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