Seattle Aquarium café closed for upgrades October 16–27
You can look forward to new equipment and streamlined service when the café reopens on October 28—we appreciate your understanding!

Education programs

Learn about the amazing creatures that live in Puget Sound and our one world ocean with the Seattle Aquarium. Follow the links below to see our options for educators, students and parents—both at the Aquarium and in the field.



Visit the Aquarium with your school

Our education programs introduce students to the marine world through interactive, hands-on classes. All classes are designed to support the Washington state science standards. Programs are free with admission. For grades Pre-K through 12. MORE>>




Programs at your location or in the field

If you can’t make it to the Aquarium, our classroom or field-based programs will come to you. MORE>>




College and university

These programs are appropriate for college students enrolled in introductory courses in marine biology, biology, oceanography or similar courses. MORE>>




Resources for homeschoolers

Do you homeschool? Check out the many different ways your group can experience the Seattle Aquarium. MORE>>




Teacher resources

Tools to help you share the wonder of the marine environment with your students. MORE>>