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The Science Center was an unexpected surprise along the central coast of Oregon. With lots of parking, vast exhibits, and very friendly staff, there is something for everyone. We had a few minor kids with us and they enjoyed the petting tide pools the most....More
While staying in Newport for a couple of nights, we went to the Hatfield Marine Science Center where we have visited in years past, and immediately felt the lack of the presence of the octopus who has usually been front and center when one enters...More
The Hatfield Marine Science Center requires each of its scientists to create a display for the lobby and the result is varied and interesting, from a rock pool filled with creatures to a create-your-own-tsunami. The admission is by donation, and it would be a great...More
First-It's free! It's donation based, which I encourage because of the work they do here and what they offer. Great learning experience for people of all ages. Bonus: The octopus currently there is a momma to be. So fascinating to watch her care for the...More