Schools - Learn with the Sharks!
Discover the All New SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium with new programs, sea creatures, activities and many more ways to experience sea life with your group. Including exciting opportunities with the Science Museum of Minnesota. Click here for more information.
PreK - 5th Grade Programs
Homes in the Sea : Habitats
Survival at Sea : Animal Adaptations
What's for Lunch : Food Chains
Middle School & High School Programs
Explore the frenzy of feeding, the science of saltwater and the adventures of diving! Experience what it’s like to work in the wet and wild world of marine science!
Marine Science Careers
Investigate the effects of pollution and work to develop an Environmental Action Plan. Learn how even in Minnesota, you can make a difference!
Explore the unique senses of sharks and discover what makes them amazing hunters!
Onsite or Outreach
Bring your classroom to see and experience over 10,000 sea creatures!
We visit you! Let us bring the ocean to you with interactive presentations including live animals!
A special series of classes and activities for Home School students and their parents.
Educator Workshops and Open Houses give you the tools to teach your students about the underwater world.
Spaces fill quickly, reserve your space today...
Call 952-853-0612 or email email@example.com
To ensure availability, please call to book at least 2 weeks in advance. Sales Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm.
Student drop-off and bus parking:
All buses should drop off students at the Transit Station underneath the East parking ramp. Drop-off area is for loading and unloading only.
Education Parking & Directions
One free chaperone is allowed per 10 students for classroom programs. Teachers are included when determining the number of chaperones. Additional chaperones will be charged an admission fee. Advanced reservations are required. SEA LIFE Minnesota reserves the right to request that chaperones remain in the exhibit area if classrooms have too many participants.
To ensure the best possible experience, please call in advance to make arrangements for children with special needs. The aquarium is wheelchair accessible.
SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium does not have an on-site lunch area for your students. We would be happy to store your lunches in a designated area during your group’s adventure.
Education Chaperones & Special Needs
Once you’ve made your reservation, we will mail you a confirmation letter, invoice, directions, bus parking information and other related information to make your visit easy and enjoyable. Please return your signed contract within one week of receiving it.
Education Confirmation Materials
To make reservations, please call us at 952.853.0612. Reservations must be made in advance, we request 2-4 weeks advanced notice. Non-public schools must provide a copy of tax exempt forms to the Group Sales Office at the time of booking.
To ensure a quick check-in process, payment is requested one week prior to your scheduled event. However, payment may also be made upon arrival.
If you decide to cancel your education program or reduce the number of attendees, we require at least two weeks notice. Upon arrival, you will be required to pay for the number of individuals for whom you have made a reservation. We are unable to refund tour and program fees if you have fewer attendees than the number reserved. Aquarium tickets will be given for those participants unable to attend. If you require additional tickets, they may be purchased on the day of your visit. Schools reserve the right to reschedule visits due to inclement weather and SEA LIFE Minnesota reserves the right to cancel classes at any time.
If a group is more than 15 minutes late, SEA LIFE Minnesota reserves the right to cancel a classroom program and retain payment.
Education Policies and Procedures