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Bring Your Stars to Meet Ours!

SEA LIFE Aquarium offers students the opportunity to explore the creatures that live in our lakes, rivers and oceans through interactive, hands-on experiences. From feeling the spiny skin of a Sea Star to gazing at sharks swimming overhead, spend the day exploring over 20 marine exhibits, 2,000 sea creatures and 250 species in an immersive setting. 

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School Field Trips

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 child, $10 for adults 
  • Combo tickets to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE start at just $14 per child and $20 per adult
  • Minimum of 10 child tickets required to receive group rates
  • For every 5 child tickets purchased, receive 1 free adult chaperone ticket
  • Advanced pre-paid reservations are required a minimum of 5 days in advance

Tax Exempt School Groups:

If your organized school group is tax exempt in the state of Missouri, please book your tickets here. Tax exempt groups must submit proper documentation. 

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Education Workshops

Our school programs 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 Next Generation Science Standards
  • 30 minute programs for PreK - 5th Grade
  • 45-60 minute programs for 6th - 12th Grade
  • Before and after visit resources

Please note: Education Workshops are temporarily unavailable until further notice. 

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Teacher Resources

FIN-TASTIC Brand NEW for the 2021-22 School Year!

We are excited to bring to you a brand new mini classroom teaching unit that introduces elementary school students to focus on what is "Beneath the Tide"  and allows students to explore coastal habitats! We also have great self-guided activities for students to do during their field trips. 

*Please note, at this time we are not currently offering education workshops. These new resources were designed with you in mind to help add additional educational content before, during and after your visit. We hope to relaunch on-site workshops in 2022! 

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

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 5 days in advance
  • Outside food and beverage, including bagged lunches are not permitted.
  • For more information please refer to the Group Preparation Guide prior to buying tickets.

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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