Today's Schedule

Thursday, January 17, 2019

It’s Seals, Whales and Dolphins day! Learn about the marine mammals that live here in the Gulf of Maine and how our Marine Mammal Rescue team is working to protect them.

11:00Seals, Whales and Dolphins special program

Details & The Week Ahead

Hours & Admissions

Open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm
(10am-4pm November–mid-February)

SSC Admission:
Ages 13-Adult $10; Seniors & Military $8; Ages 3-12 $5; Under age 3 FREE; Members FREE

OPSP Admission:
SSC does not include admission to Odiorne Point State Park, charged Memorial Day–Columbus Day.

All Hours & Admissions


From 95 North or South

Take exit 5 on I-95 North or South to the Portsmouth Traffic Circle. Take Route 1 By-Pass South to Beaches/Hampton and continue south to Route 1. Turn left onto Elwyn Road. At the roundabout, go half way around and turn onto Route 1A South. Continue for 1.8 miles and look for our sign.

Map & Directions

Get your hands wet!

The Seacoast Science Center is the perfect place to explore, discover, and connect with nature—especially the salty kind.

Our Exhibits

Our Programs

Whether you choose to explore on your own or participate in a visitor or group program, our naturalists are always ready to guide you on your learning adventure.

Our Programs

Marine Mammal Rescue

Seals haul out onto the beach to rest; whales and dolphins do not. If you see any marine mammal on the beach, dead or alive, call our Marine Mammal Rescue Hotline at 603-997-9448.

About MMR