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We came for the octopus feeding. It's not as active of course as shark feeding. The crowd varied from all ages with the young ones squeezing to the front for a better view. The displays were well done and first-rate, many being interactive, like the...More
During a recent trip my husband and grandson visited this museum. Not only did they have fun, but it was so educational, and interactive, even for our 4-year old grandson who couldn't get enough and keeps asking to go back! Highly recommended!
This is one of our favorite places to take kiddos when they are with us. Very interactive, lots of stuff to do and so inexpensive. Make a donation and have a ton of activities for the whole family. We actual enjoy it more than the...More
Our first morning in Newport dawned cool and foggy and we had read about the science center here on Trip Advisor. Our grandson was with us for a few days and watching cartoons and playing on his iPhone were NOT options. It was about a...More
Great exhibits and hand-on activities for younger children (us adults have fun too). Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Plan on about an hour. Plenty of free parking. Admission is free but they have a donation box which I hope everyone contributes to so we can keep...More
My wife asked to just go in and look around, to see what had changed in the years since she had been there. I went too, expecting to leave after a couple minutes. Instead, we both were captivated by the exhibits. We ended up wandering...More
Run by OSU this is a great rainy day activity for families! Kids have hands on interactive activities like touching tide pool animals and exploring tsunami effects on Oregon's coast. Lots of fun and interesting displays.
Lots of exhibits explaining the impact we have in our oceans. I personally think this is better than the aquarium down the street, not because it's free but because it really addresses climate change, pollution, and such. Great for all ages.