Hatfield Marine Science Center


Ever been touched by an octopus? At this family-friendly facility run by Oregon State University, you can stick your fingers into a tank and let an octopus's tentacles check you out. Or explore touch tanks holding sea stars, anemones, urchins, and other marine life. Part research center and part visitors center, Hatfield's aquariums, interactive exhibits, and hands-on displays showcase the efforts of the 200 marine scientists who work here.The complex is one of the country's 22 Coastal Ecosystem Learning Centers.


2030 S.E. Marine Science Dr.
Newport, OR 97365-5296


44.62212500, -124.04743700
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(541) 867-0226

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