Last updated: 9/26/2019
Tampa, Florida
701 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
phone: 813-273-4000
fax: 813-273-4160
Daily9:30 AM - 5 PM
$23.95 Adults
$20.95 Seniors & Teens
$18.95 Children
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Debbi Stone, Vice President of Education
phone: 813-367-4085
John Muller, Vice President of Operations
phone: 813-367-4061
Scott Rose, Vice President of Sales and Marketing
phone: 813-367-4020
Kimberly Casey, Senior Vice President Finance & Administration/CFO
Bill Eggert, Vice President of Human Resources
Angie Brown, Human Resources Director
Danna Klemmer, Membership Manager
Roger Germann, President and CEO

Discover over 10,000 aquatic plants & animals from Florida and the entire globe! Encounter sharks, rays, gators, river otters, rare sea dragons, a giant green sea turtle & more. See the new outdoor, watery-fun exhibit, Explore A Shore!


To tell the Florida water story in such a compelling manner that people will increase their sense of stewardship for Florida's fragile freshwater and marine environments. The exhibit program will follow Florida's waters from its origins in the freshwater springs and limestone caves of the aquifer, through the rivers and cypress swamps, to the estuaries and mangrove forests, along coastal shallows and barrier beaches, to the coral reefs and deep ocean.


City of Tampa


Gift Shop

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Established in 1996, iondesign is an award winning design firm that has developed a niche in producing interpretive exhibits for sites nationwide. We are positioned to help clients communicate brand value and interpret history to engage visitors. We bring together a team of high-level professionals for every project to create a strategic partnership with you to support your mission.