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Indoor Displays

man holding water samples

Floor 1

Explore seagrass food webs, learn about the science and
methods involved in red tide research and other harmful algal blooms, and find out why scientists dress the way they do!

bay scallop in gloved hand

Floor 2

Learn about the fish communities of Tampa Bay and beyond, glimpse into the digestive system of fishes, and hear some surprising facts about the importance of molluscs.

manatee in seagrass

Floor 3

See marine turtle skulls, shells, and nest replicas, learn about manatee conservation and research, probe the world of the microscopic, and discover how and why certain diseases affect fish and wildlife.

diver underwater in seagrass

Floor 4

Discover what threats corals face, why they are called the
“rainforests of the sea,” and explore why seagrass is important, what threatens it, and how researchers study it.