The Marine Mammal Center offers informative programs and tours for all ages - and for groups or individuals. Choose from one of the links to the left or below to learn about details and reservations.
School programs and tours are hands-on, geared to specific grade levels, and support the California State Science Standards. The Whale Bus travels to schools, turning classrooms into marine mammal museums. Discover the wild Sea Lions in the City at PIER 39 in San Francisco. Learn about our Marine Science Discovery Program that engages high schools students in underserved communities, enriching their lives with new experiences in marine biology.
Everyone is invited to visit The Marine Mammal Center’s veterinary hospital and education facility to learn from our knowledgeable docents and engaging exhibits. You may partake in our unique programs and tours designed for individuals and families (fewer than 10 people). You may enjoy a Docent-Led Tour or Audio Tour on the day of your visit. We also offer programs and tours for groups of all ages.
Explore the marine mammal information pages to learn about local species before your visit. What better way to inspire and inform children of all ages than to let you experience the sights and sounds of our seal and sea lion patients and allow you to watch our dedicated volunteers and staff at work?
Each year our education programs teach thousands of students and the public about marine mammals and the urgent need for ocean stewardship. Learn with us!