Mote Marine Aquarium & laboratory is just a short drive from Anna Maria Island. Visit their aquarium to see sea turtles, a seahorse conservatory, live sharks, stingrays, jellyfish & more.
“Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Today, we incorporate public outreach as a key part of our mission. Mote is an independent nonprofit organization and has seven centers for marine research, the public Mote Aquarium and an Education Division specializing in public programs for all ages” – MOTE MARINE
Learn More: www.mote.org / (941) 388-4441
Open: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m , 365 days a year.