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Why a visit to SEA LIFE is important

The problems facing our ocean today aren’t going to be solved in one generation. This means to make real progress, we need to instill environmental stewardship of our ocean in our children.

  • Give children a connection with the ocean – some children may never have seen one
  • Bring the ocean to life and make it relatable – the creatures are real
  • Concrete ways that children can make a difference, to protect the oceans for generations to come

One-of-a-kind experience

  • The underwater world of the ocean is an amazing and inspiring one, where incredible sea creatures and colorful habitats abound. SEA LIFE is where this world can come alive for children, as they dive into a world of amazing discovery.

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Admissions & Booking

Introduce students to a range of scientific topics and encourage excitement and curiosity about marine phenomena in the natural world. Ignite imagination and wonder in your class as students come face-to-fin with over 2,000 creatures and get closer than ever before! 

Discount rates are available for organized, local school groups serving children K-12 grade and must submit tax exempt form with booking or show proof of school ID at check in.

  • Tickets from $7 per student (K-12), $10 for adults 
  • Combo tickets to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE start at just $12 per child and $18 per adult
  • Minimum of 10 tickets required to receive group rates
  • For every 5 student (K-12) tickets purchased, receive 1 free adult chaperone ticket
  • Advanced reservations are required a minimum of 7 days in advance by pre-purchasing tickets online. 
  • Education workshops ($3 per student) are available - Scroll to learn more!


Tax-Exemption and Title 1 School Groups:

Is your school tax-exempt in the state of Missouri, and/or considered a Title 1 school? please book your tickets here.

You must submit proper documentation upon booking. We can only accept Missouri Tax-IDs!

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Education Workshops

Now Available!

Our school programs will explore animal behavior, habitats, adaptations, ecosystems, anatomy and water chemistry and are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards. Workshops are available for students are all ages, Preschool through High School.

  • Curriculum linked activities
  • Programs meet TEKS Standards
  • 45 minute programs for PreK - 12th Grade

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Planning Tools

Our field trip planning tools can be downloaded to help you pre-plan for your trip.

Free downloadable Groups and Schools Preparation Guide

  • This guide covers information on booking your trip, accessibility, parking, Lunch Land, and much more!


Discount rates are available for organized, local school groups serving children K-12 grade and must submit tax exempt form with booking or show proof of school ID at check in. 

Booking Policies:

  • Minimum number of child tickets required to receive school pricing is 10.
  • Reservations are required 7 days in advance
  • Outside food and beverage, including bagged lunches are not permitted.

How to reserve your trip:

  • Schools must show proof of organization affiliation at check-in
  • All reservations must be made online through the secure Online Booking Portal.
  • Group tickets are timed & dated.
  • Payments must be made with a credit card at time of booking.
  • Payment types accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
  • Additional tickets cannot be added to your original reservation after your order is made. We suggest booking for the maximum amount of people anticipated in your group.
  • If you end up having fewer individuals than originally booked, you can contact the Group Sales Department 48 hours in advance for a partial refund of those tickets.
  • If additional tickets are required upon arrival, the higher walk up group rate may apply.
  • Paid reservation may be cancelled or rescheduled any time prior to 48 hours of your original visit date.
  • Tickets expire on the date and time they are purchased for.
  • Groups that arrive without a reservation are not guaranteed entry and will be charged the walk-up admission rate.


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