World Ocean Day Family Festival

June 10, 2018

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Join us for a FREE day of fun and educational activities and celebrate the important role the world ocean plays in our lives and grand opening of H2O Today, an exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Sippin’ for Seals

June 14, 2018

6pm - 9pm

Enjoy delectable bites prepared by local chefs, sip on cool cocktails by the sea, and dance the night away to live music under our festive seaside tent in support of the Center’s Marine Mammal Rescue program.


Atlantic Grill Music by the Sea Concerts

Atlantic Grill

July 5, 2018 - July 26, 2018


Thursday evenings in July, 6-8:30pm
Under the festive tent, on the lawn of the Seacoast Science Center, rain or shine.



September 15, 2018


BioBlitz is a daylong species scavenger hunt in Odiorne Point State Park, where families explore alongside scientists and field experts to find and record data on as many different species in the Park as possible in one day.

Icelandic Eco-Adventure

September 18, 2018 - September 27, 2018

Join the Seacoast Science Center for an exhilarating eco-adventure to Iceland that reveals the island’s dramatic contrasts!

Save the Seals River Cruise

September 22, 2018


Join the Seacoast Science Center and Newburyport Whale Watch for a special river cruise to benefit the Center’s Marine Mammal Rescue program. We’ll search for seals, enjoy the sunset, and learn about our Marine Mammal Rescue Team’s work.

Australia & New Zealand Eco-Adventure

October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018

Join us for an extraordinary Seacoast Science Center Eco-Adventure to Australia and New Zealand, with an optional trip extension to Fiji, October 9-23, 2018.

A portion of our gallery space is under construction as we prepare to bring you H2O Today, an exhibition from the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service (opens June 10). Our live animal exhibits, marine mammal exhibits, Jumpin' Jay's Discovery Dock, Tide Pool Touch Tank, and kid's play zone are open during construction.