900 University Pkwy.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 359-8558
Fax: (941) 359-8749
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Mo to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PMMote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is a fabulous facility, often considered one of the best in the fields of marine research and wildlife conservation. The associated aquarium is also an excellent educational facility that provides a unique experience with touch-pools and other interactive means of learning and connecting with the ocean world. It includes a phenomenal shark habitat, reef animals exhibit, manatee habitat and dolphin pools, to name a few. They have a number of other exhibits which sheds light on various aspects of marine life and creatures there in. The facility also arranges for interactive sessions like Breakfast at Mote or even Birthdays at Mote. Do check the website for details.