Details & The Week Ahead

Join us for one or more of our visitor programs during your visit, free with Center admission. To take best advantage of events in nature and in our tanks, we plan our programs each morning based on the themes listed below. Please be advised that programs are subject to change.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Underwater Exploration: week 2 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Friday, March 31, 2017

Underwater Exploration: week 2 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Saturday, April 1, 2017

Underwater Exploration: week 2 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Ocean Explorers

Learn about famous ocean explorers, create a marine explorer’s craft, learn all about EDALHAB, the world’s first underwater habitat built right here in NH, and more!

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Sunday, April 2, 2017

Pirates: Week 3 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Monday, April 3, 2017

Pirates: Week 3 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


9:30 Ocean Commotion & Big Fish Little Fish

After meeting as one group, Ocean Commotion tots (ages 1-3) and their favorite adult will stay indoors for learning fun while their older, Big Fish Little Fish siblings (ages 3-5) head outdoors (weather permitting) to explore the habitats of Odiorne with Center naturalists.

Cost: $5 for member children; $8 non-member children; no cost for adults. Registration is not required.

11:00 Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Pirates: Week 3 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.



Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Pirates: Week 3 of 25 weeks of special programs!

We’re celebrating our 25th Anniversary with 25 weeks of special program themes, offered at 11am and 1:30pm, through September 9. Find out what other fun events, programs, and exhibits we have planned here.


11:00 Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

12:00  Exploring the Intertidal

Discover the unique features of our rocky shore and get a close look at the animals that live there. We may visit our indoor touch tank, venture outdoors to the intertidal zone, or get hands-on with fun activities.

1:30  Pirates!

Argh Mateys! Join us to learn about NH’s pirate lore, make some mighty fine pirate crafts, or learn about some of the world’s most legendary pirates.

2:30 Close Encounters

The Gulf of Maine has both rocky and sandy substrates. Join us to learn about, and get up-close to, its sandy bottom dwellers; chain catsharks, little skates, horseshoe crabs, and more.

3:30 Creature Feature

Get up close and personal with one or more of the fascinating creatures that live in the Gulf of Maine.