The Oceanarium and Education Center

Plan Your Visit to the Oceanarium

Hours

  • May 15 to May 26, Open Wednesday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • May 29 to September 1, Open every day, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • September 4 to October 27, Open Wednesday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Oceanarium is located on the beautiful coast of Maine within historic Acadia National Park on Mt. Desert Island.


Address: 1351 ME 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609 (we are located one mile from the head of Mt. Desert Island on Thomas Bay).

Tickets & Admission

  • Ages 12 and Adult: $18
  • Seniors (65+), Active-Duty Military & Veterans (with ID): $15
  • Ages 3 to 11: $12
  • Under Age 3: FREE
  • Members: FREE
  • Groups of 10 or More: $9 each

School Groups: Opening April 1st for school visits by appointment. Please email fun@theoceanarium.org to schedule a visit and for pricing.

Our Exhibits

29-Foot Authentic Indoor Lobster Boat ›
2000 Gallons of Authentic Gulf of Maine Habitat in Nine Tanks ›
Rare Blue, Cotton Candy, & Orange Maine Lobsters ›
650-Gallon Touch Pool ›