Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Fish family in exhibit swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Ocean in Motion

Looking to Make a splash in your classroom, nursing Home, daycare, or at a special event? 

Not a problem! Let our mobile touch cart come to you! Great for classroom learning, Birthday parties, festivals, fairs, or any event!

Let our education staff bring an assortment of fascinating tide pool animals out in our mobile touch pool exhibit. Touch a sea cucumber, feel the unexpected texture of a sea star, or get 'hugged' by a sea urchin when the Butterfly House & Aquarium brings our Ocean in Motion touch pool to YOU!


Ages: All    

Availability:  Wed – Fri and Select Saturdays 10a- 4p, with 4p being the beginning of the last program (Not available during the months of April and May, due to school field trip season.) 

Request Visit: Registration Form


  • Small Group/Classroom Visit (up to 30 people): 1st hour $120, each additional $60
  • Large Group/Community Fair/Event: 1st hour $250, each additional hour $150
  • Birthday Party Experience:  1st hour $250, each additional hour $150

Applicable sales tax will be added and is not included in the program price. 

*A mileage fee of $1 per mile (each-way) is charged for any Ocean in Motion visit outside a 15-mile radius of the  Butterfly House & Aquarium.  

RSVP Requirements:

  • Pre-registration of at least 2 weeks is required before your 1st preferred visit date.
  • A $50 non-refundable reservation deposit is required to confirm the reservation.  (The deposit will be taken off the full price of the program.

Cancellation Policy: 

  • Cancellations made 1 month prior to the scheduled visit will only be charged the $50 reservation deposit.
  • Cancellations made less than one month prior will be billed 50% of the cost of the program.
  • Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before a program will still be charged the full program price.

Scholarship Application: Ocean in Motion Scholarship Form

Thank you to the founding sponsors of Ocean in Motion!






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