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Sea Center Texas

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Address: 300 Medical Dr, Lake Jackson, TX 77566-5678
Phone Number: +1 979-292-0100
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and nature center...

Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and nature center operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. See saltwater aquariums showcasing the diversity of the Texas coast and tour the largest redfish hatchery in the world. Reservations required for hatchery tours. Hours for visitation are Tuesday through Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday 1-4 pm, Closed Mondays. Aquarium feedings Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. Free Admission and Tours.

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Free! Family activity what more can you say. Lots to see aquarium. Visitors center. Friendly staff. Gift shop. No food or place to eat. No drinks. Soda a snack machine would be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
JuMiRa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free! Family activity what more can you say. Lots to see aquarium. Visitors center. Friendly staff. Gift shop. No food or place to eat. No drinks. Soda a snack machine would be nice. A place to sit and pic nic would be nice. Could be wonderful with minor changes. I recommend

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Thank JuMiRa
Brazoria, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in @ the center is really clean @ the aquariams have some unbelevable fish of all sorts. The cost is what you can afford. We did not go outside to see the tanks where they grow @ breed the fish but that should be interesting for young people

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Thank Robert D
Lake Jackson, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sea Center is not a large museum at all. It is small and supported locally.It is a very interesting attraction. You can spend an hour or so here. Good place for kids to be entertained.

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Thank sdshawver
Alaska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was a small place. It was great that it was free. There was a touch tank my son enjoyed. Staff was good (and volunteers). There was a nice boardwalk, but lots of something that looked like poison oak. We liked the tanks and displays, and displayed fish in the lobby.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Hyderabad, India
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent place to visit both children and adults and to get good information on Sea animals. There is also good sea around this Center which is very calm and pleasing.

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Thank RajeshGaddam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

educational.. nice fish! This is in an area that doesn't have much to do except go to the beach or shopping... so this place is a real treat.

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Thank Ellen L
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great aquarium & gift shop. I do believe the Sea Center has one of the biggest FISH I have ever seen! The shark & touch tank was pretty amazing as well...

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Thank darkstarz724
Freeport, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Always fun and entertaining. The staff are very knowledgable and informative. An awesome adventure for people who have never been offshore fishing or diving.

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Thank Lisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Free, fun, friendly, educational, you choose 5 minutes to 5 hours, it's what you make of it ... it is volunteer ran and they are all super sweet and knowledgeable ...

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Thank Crystal L
Burleson, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Although I was sadden to learn Gordon was no longer with us. This was a visit with my grandchildren & was great for them as well as myself. The staff is very helpful & friendly. Quick to answer any questions or just give out any information.

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