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*Please note that the Coastal Center is currently closed.

Florida Oceanographic Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1964 with the mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida’s coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy. 

Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a 57-acre marine life nature center located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, FL situated between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. 

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Celebrate the ocean with us! 

Please join us to celebrate and support Florida Oceanographic Society and its mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy.

Celebrate Earth Month with Florida Oceanographic Society! 

It's Game Fish Month at The Coastal Center!