Events & Happenings
Something great is always happening at the Ocean Explorium, from our Global Voice Evening Series to our Young Ocean Explorers. No matter what your age, there is something for you and your friends or family. Upcoming- a special art contest- stay tuned for how and when! Click to view our events page for updated information on the latest happenings. And you can check out our news and blogs, or follow us on Facebook.
Teachers: Book School Field Trips
Teachers are excited about our Field Trip program. Read what they have to say: “Wonderful, put it on top of your field trip list – a must for all ages” Dennis-Yarmouth, Grades 1 – 5; “It’s our second visit and I am sure we will be back” New Bedford, Grades 4 – 6; Field trips are fun, educational, standards-based for all ages, and close to home! read more
Explorer In Residence
As Explorer in Residence, Rhonda Moniz, a professional diver, ROV Pilot, writer and filmmaker, will be working with the Ocean Explorium on a number of projects and expeditions. The Explorer in Residence program is a partnership that allows us to bring information to the public through the exciting work of a local Explorer. Ms. Moniz’s goal is to educate and engage the community with compelling information about our underwater world… read more
Plan Your Visit
Check out one of our reviews from Tripadvisor: “The staff is terrific; they are there to make the place enjoyable for everyone…I learned more there than I have at a large aquarium. We were there for feeding time; we learned what they feed each tank (many courses for their meals). The baby sharks were awesome! My oldest daughter loved the octopus and its legos. My son spent a minimum of an hour at the shark and stingray touch tank and my youngest daughter enjoyed the craft tables at the discovery area.” check our schedule
Rent The OE
Rent the Ocean Explorium, the most unique venue on the SouthCoast. The Ocean Explorium is a picture-perfect venue for every occasion, corporate and social. The former New Bedford Institution for Savings bank is an elegant setting for celebrations, while our education center is fully equipped to meet your business presentation needs. Consider a tour today!
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