Today's Schedule

Friday, July 3, 2020

Even though we are not open for visitors today, you can still engage in learning with us!

Details & The Week Ahead

Hours & Admissions

Summer 2020

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-4pm
Closed Monday-Friday

Reservations to enter OPSP are required.
Reservations to visit SSC are highly recommended.

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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

Opening for weekend visits starting July 4th!

We're excited to announce that we are ready to welcome you back for weekend visits this summer! Learn about the modifications we've made throughout the building and the new protocols we have place to help keep our community safe:


Reservations & Safety Guidelines

Join us for virtual visits anytime!

Get connected to the inspirational powers of nature and learn something new with our digital resources: Your Learning Connection and Teacher Learning Connection, and be sure to follow us on Facebook to see feeding times, creature features, and more!