Our Educators bring several types of fascinating ocean animals out in the mobile tide 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 a tide pool habitat to YOU!
Ocean in Motion
Looking to create some excitement in your classroom or at your next event?
Not a problem! Let the aquarium come to you! Great for Birthdays, festivals, fairs, and school events!
Availability: Wed – Fri and Select Saturdays 10a- 4p, with 4p being the beginning of the last program
Request Visit: Registration Form
- Classroom Visit (up to 30 people): 1st program $80, each additional $50
- Large Group/Community Fair/Event: 1st hour $180, 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 (one-way) is charged for any Ocean in Motion visit outside a 15-mile radius of the Butterfly House & Aquarium.
- Pre-registration of at least 1 month 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.
- 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.