Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the 57 acre parcel houses the Florida Oceanographic Society's headquarters, nature trails, 750,000-gallon Game Fish Lagoon, Children's Activity Pavilion, Sea Star Touch-Tank Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion and the Frances Langford Visitor's Center.
With its coastal hardwood hammocks and mangrove swamp communities, the site provides excellent opportunities for education and research aimed at increasing the general knowledge of these unique environments.
Monday - Saturday 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.
Monday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:30 p.m.
Monday - Saturday 11:30 a.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m.
From I-95 take Exit 101, the Stuart (State Road 76) exit, and go north and east. Take State Rd 76, (also known as Kanner Highway), to light past High School, Monterey Road (714). Turn right (east) on Monterey Road, cross over US 1 and the railroad tracks, continue straight to East Ocean Blvd. Turn right on East Ocean Blvd over the St. Lucie River and the Indian River to Hutchinson Island.
Continue through light at MacArthur and just past flashing yellow light to Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center entrance on the left. The entrance is shared with Publix just to the North. Our entrance is directly across the street from the entrance to Stuart Beach and the Elliott Museum.