Open Saturday - Sunday | 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.*
Open Monday | 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.*
Closed Tuesday - Friday
*Hours subject to change. Please contact us for Special Event & Holiday hours

School Programs

Discovery Lab

Discovery Lab

Discovery Labs take place at or near our facility and allow teachers to choose from a variety of exciting and informative marine science lessons and experiences.
Floating Lab

Floating Lab

The Floating Lab is a scientific exploration of the ocean and is, by far, our most popular offering. Students will be amazed at the diversity of life above and below the surface of San Luis Obispo Bay.
Marine Life Monitoring

Marine Life Monitoring

Join the Central Coast Aquarium as we take part in biological monitoring studies at various habitats along the central coast. This program's goal is to actively engage students in real-life scientific investigations and the scientific process.
Pre-K Program

Pre-K Program

This program is designed to be a fun marine science introduction for three and four-year-olds. Groups are kept small to maximize the benefit of our hands on learning environment.
Tidepools on Tour

Tidepools on Tour

Can't make it to the Central Coast Aquarium? We'll bring our live animals to you!