Aquarium/Smithsonian Special/Community Group Options

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Special/Community Group OptionsGuests checking out the touch tank

Options for special or community groups are also available. To book your experience, please call 772-465-3271 or email SMSEducation@si.edu. Please note the advance registration times below.

SEINING ADVENTURE, AQUARIUM TOUR AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES EXPERIENCE
This program begins with a tour of the Aquarium, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour led by Smithsonian aquarists. The seining adventure will consist of a brief lesson and a hands-on, feet-wet, up-close experience with animals that live in the Indian River Lagoon. Don't forget to visit our touch tank before the end of your visit!

LENGTH: 2.5 HOURS
PRICE: $120
PARTICIPANTS: 10-20
AGES: 6+ (1 adult per every 5 children required)

REGISTRATION: One month in advance

AQUARIUM TOUR AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES TOUR
Explore each living model ecosystem aquarium showcasing Florida's east coast while being led by one of our Smithsonian marine science educators. Visit our laboratory and learn about how aquarists care for the organisms that live in the Aquarium. Finish your experience with a visit to our touch tank.

LENGTH: 1 HOUR
PRICE: $75
PARTICIPANTS: 10-20
AGES: 6+
REGISTRATION: One week in advance

SELF-GUIDED TOUR AND SCAVENGER HUNT PROGRAM
Meet one of our marine science educators for an hour of aquarium exploration. Kids will solve a scavenger hunt challenge that will get them to look deeply into each ecosystem exhibit, followed by a visit to our touch tank!

LENGTH: 1 HOUR
PRICE: $75
PARTICIPANTS: 10-20
AGES: 5-15 (1 adult per every 5 children required)
REGISTRATION: One week in advance

Public Programs
Educational opportunities at SMEE are available for all our visitors, regardless of age! We offer programs for children, families and seniors; everyone can find a way to experience some must-see marine life and maybe even learn a thing or two. Programs change on a monthly basis and we're always adding new offerings, so be sure to check out our Events Calendar (below).. If you'd like to be the first on your block to know what opportunities SMEE has in store, sign up for our Events Notification (email:: SMSEducation@si.edu).

 

 

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