Schedule

 April Vacation 

We will be open every day during the week of April Vacation, April 21-27th.  Will be adding quite a few activities to our schedule this Vacation.  On top of the schedule below there will be a daily 10:45am Squid Dissection, an 11:15am Coral Farming Demonstration, and a 2:45pm Octopus Demonstration.  On Monday April 21st we will have a SCUBA Diving demonstration at 1:30pm.  Tuesday April 22nd is Earth Day and we will have an gardening activity available in our Explorer Zone!

 

Special Activities **

What to do

10:15

Octopus Demonstration

Explorer Zone Activities: See Weekly Theme Below

11:00

Shark and Ray Feeding Time

Discovery Bay Activity Center: Great for Ages Infant to 5 years

11:30

Living Exhibits Feeding Time

Living Exhibits Including 3 Touch Tanks

1:00

Coral Farming Demonstration

Ray and Shark Touch Tank

2:00

Shark and Ray Feeding Time

Rocky Shore Touch Tank

2:15

Dissection and Exploration

Scallop Touch Tank

2:30

Living Exhibits Feeding Time

Bonus Activities: Information at the Gift Shop

$5 Plant Your Own Coral: 1 pm

$5 Feed the Sharks & Rays: 11 am and 2 pm

$3 Feed the Fish: 11:30 am and 2:30 pm

Science on a Sphere® Movies and Presentations Throughout the Day: See Below for Show Times

Science on a Sphere ® is generously provided by a partnership with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  

Explorer Zone Theme: Plankton! 

 Thursday, April 17th

12:00

Movie: Space Geodesy

12:30

Current Weather and Climate

1:30

Tour of the Solar System

2:15

Movie: Frozen : Our Cryosphere

3:00

Movie: Saving Springer

Friday, April 18th

10:30

Oceans 7

11:15

Moving Earth

12:00

Movie : Tour of the Solar System

12:30

Current Weather and Climate

1:30

Life without Sunlight

2:15

Movie: Intl. Year of the Reef

3:00

Smoke and Fire Underwater

Saturday, April 19th

10:30

Life without Sunlight

11:15

Plate Tectonics

12:00

Climate Change

12:30

Sphere Splash

1:30

Tour of the Solar System

2:15

Moving Earth

3:00

Current Weather and Climate

We will be closed Sunday April 20th for Easter!

 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  Closed to the Public (except certain vacation days and holidays), open for school and group field trips.

Please contact the Education Coordinator (Sarah Bean at sbean@oceanexplorium.org) for group visit and field trip booking information.

* When the Sphere is being used for School Field Trips, or is reserved, it is not available for public viewing.

We thank you for your understanding. Sphere schedules are subject to change without notice.

** Please see the gift shop for details.
When urgent animal husbandry matters arise, feeding times may vary slightly.
We thank you for your understanding.