Holiday hours:
Thanksgiving Day, November 27 the Aquarium will be open from 9:30am-3pm.
(The Aquarium Café will be closed. The Aquarium Store will be open.)

Education Programs

Get face-to-fin with marine life with the Seattle Aquarium. We offer a wealth of undersea information for educators, kids, parents and visitors. Through specialized teacher programs, field trip opportunities, events and other marine resources, everyone can learn to share the knowledge and encourage the protection of the Sound that surrounds us all.



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 meet the Washington State Science Standards. Programs are free with admission. For grades Pre-K–12. MORE>>




Preschool outreach

If you can’t make it to the Aquarium, our classroom-based outreach programs will come to your Pre-K center. For ages 3–5. MORE>>




Beach and Salmon Field Labs

Our two-part programs combine a classroom lesson with hands-on learning in the field via a field trip to the Cedar River or a local beach at low tide. For grades 1–6. MORE>>




Homeschool Programs

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>>