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Seal-ebrate California Sea Lions and Get a Gift!

Did you know that most California sea lion pups are born in June each year? That means there are lots of birthdays to celebrate this month!

We want to celebrate your birthday too! Simply share your birthday to get a 15% discount to our online gift store, valid until June 30, plus a birthday present on your special day.

Let’s seal-ebrate!
California sea lion pup running toward you
a tour group looks out over the patient pens from the observation deck
  • Youth, Adults & Families

Educational Programming For All Ages

The Marine Mammal Center's innovative and diverse public learning programs foster enthusiasm for marine science and a sense of responsibility for ocean health through a dynamic connection to marine mammals.

Interested in Visiting?

Our Sausalito hospital and visitor center is now open to the public. Visit the world’s largest marine mammal hospital to see animal care experts providing life-saving care to patients so they can be released back to the wild.

Plan Your Visit

child pointing at patient pens
photo by Elena Graham © The Marine Mammal Center
student looks into microscope
photo by Elena Graham © The Marine Mammal Center

Bring Your Students to Our Hospital

Enhance your curriculum with an interactive school tour of our hospital in Sausalito, California. Our guided tours focus on the Center's mission and work, including topics such as what we feed our patients to how we diagnose diseases. All of our school programs align with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Learn more about field trip options

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