Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratories

222 Clark Dr, Panacea, Florida 32346 USA

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Fri 9a-5p
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“touch & handle sea life”

Maintaining a 30;000-gallon marine aquarium open to visitors. Sea turtles; sponges; anemones; starfish; crabs; sea horses; sharks; stingrays; grouper and redfish. Hundreds of species are present. Visitors can see as well as handle life forms in the touch tanks. All are living treasures of the North Florida Wilderness Coast.

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Becky J.

We enjoyed our visit but the Laboratory was being worked on during operating hours. When we entered the room with all the touch tanks we stepped over cords powering saws as part of the doorway was... Read more

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Lance G.

I will echo some of the other reviews in saying that this place looks a little dated and the tanks with the larger animals (sting rays and nurse sharks) do look small. Still an enjoyable... Read more

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Melissa B.

Tony and I really enjoyed the Gulf Marine Specimen Aquarium. It Coast $12 each to have a self paced tour. There was so much to see. Truly enjoyed the park. I liked the statues that were littered... Read more

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratories

222 Clark Dr
Panacea, Florida
32346 USA


Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Sun, Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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