Visit the Coastal Center

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
 
Holiday Closures:
New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas
 

Admission Prices

Adults: $12 
Children (3-12): $6 
Children under 3: FREE
Members: FREE
 

Program Times

Mon-Sat: 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m.
 
Mon-Sat:  11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 p.m.
 
Mon-Sat: 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m.
 
(guided nature trail walks available. Call ahead for details!)
Mon-Sat: Trail open until 4 p.m.
Sunday: Trail open until 3 p.m.
 
 
About the Center
The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is located on Hutchinson Island. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the 57-acre parcel houses the Society's headquarters, nature trails, 750,000-gallon Game Fish Lagoon, Sea Turtle Pavilion, Children's Activity Pavilion, Sea Star Touch Tank Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion, and the Frances Langford Visitors Center. With its coastal hardwood hammocks and mangrove swamp communities, the site provides excellent opportunities for education and research aimed at increasing visitors' knowledge of these unique environments.
 
 
For information about field trips, group visits, summer camps, birthday parties and sea turtle walks, please visit our Education Department page. 
 
 

Service Animal/Pet Policy:  Service Animals are always welcome at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center.  Service Animals are highly trained working animals that assist a disabled individual with a specific task or tasks.  Service Animals must remain on a leash at all times unless this prevents them from performing their task.  For the health and safety of our guests and the animals that live at the Coastal Center, Emotional Support Animals, Comfort Animals, Companion Animals, Therapy Animals, and other pets are not allowed on Coastal Center property.

Map & Directions

Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center
890 NE Ocean Blvd
Stuart
FL
34996-1627
US
(772) 225-0505
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