Dive into World Oceans Day and explore what makes 71 percent of the Earth's surface so amazing! Chat with experts from Discovery Place Science and the North Carolina Fossil Club about ocean animals. Explore many different ocean activity stations throughout Level 1 and stop by the Explore More Life lab for an up-close encounter with some marine animals.

  • Marine Mammal Fossils
    North Carolina Fossil Club members will have marine mammal fossils on display.
  • Discovery Place Collections
    Take a peek into the Discovery Place collection of ocean animals in Explore More Collections.
  • Fluke Fun
    Create your very own fluke hat to wear in support of marine mammal conservation in KidScience.
  • Marine Mammal Exploration
    Touch some exciting ocean animals in the touch tank in Explore More Life.
  • Marine Animal Dissections
    Take a look at the insides of some marine animals such as squids, sharks and clams. A Museum educator will lead a dissection at 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:15  p.m. in Explore More Life.
  • All Ages
  • June 10
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Included In Admission
  • Everyone is Invited