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Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

From the mysterious swamps of the Delta to the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the Estuarium will take you. Exciting exhibits and interactive displays make science come alive at this spectacular facility, located on historic Mobile Bay.

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is the state of Alabama’s marine science research and education center. For over 40 years the Sea Lab has been conducting marine science research as well as teaching undergraduate, graduate and K-12 students. Last year over 11,000 K-12 students from across the region participated in marine science classes, utilizing our dorms and cafeteria. The Estuarium is a public accessible aquarium that features the animals and plants that are found in the Mobile area from the freshwater Delta to the Gulf of Mexico. Experience touching cownose rays and visit our unique gift shop. The Estuarium is an ocean experience for all ages.

Located on the east end of Dauphin Island, at 101 Bienville Boulevard.

101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

(251) 861-2141, (251) 861-7500, toll free: 866-403-4409

Winter hours of operation: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Summer hours of operation: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM