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Why a Visit to SEA LIFE is Important

The problems facing our oceans today aren't going to be solved in one generation. This means to make real process, we need to instil 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.

Please note Educational Workshops are not currently available.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Admission Only

  • Discounted rate for groups of 10+
  • 1 Chaperone required per 10 children; free chaperones (1:10 ratio)
  • Outside food & drinks not permitted
  • Aquarium and Gift Shop are cash-less and only accept credit card payments

2 Attractions

  • Includes admission to SEA LIFE Aquarium & LEGOLAND Discovery Center
  • Outside food & drinks not permitted
  • Attractions & Gift Shops are cash-less and only accept credit card payments
  • Adults must be accompanied by at least 1 child age 16 or under to visit LEGOLAND Discovery Center
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Admissions & Booking

  • 1 Free and required teacher/chaperone for every 10 children
  • Reservations required 2 weeks in advance
  • Contactless payment accepted (we are cashless)
  • Discounted rates for groups of 10+
  • Outside food and drink are not permitted

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Education Workshops

*Please note Educational Workshops are not currently available.*

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 of all ages, Preschool through High School.

  • Curriculum-linked activities
  • Programs meet Next Generation Science Standards
  • 20 Person minimum to book workshops
  • 30 Minute workshop programs
  • Pre and post visit in-classroom activities

Explore Programs
Baby | SEA LIFE Aquarium

School Field Trips

Introduce students to a range of scientific topics and 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! 

  • Reduced admission rates
  • 1 chaperone required per 10 children; free chaperones (1:10 ratio)
  • Educational programs (Not currently available)
  • Self-guided learning resources

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Teacher Resources

We provide free pre-visit and post-visit activities tailored around each of our Education Workshops for teachers to use in the classroom, and perfect for visiting SEA LIFE Michigan. Print one for each student as you walk through the aquarium!

  • Pre-visit lesson activities
  • Post-visit lesson activities
  • Download more free activity packs below!

Teacher Resources: Free Downloads

Sealife Schools Seastar Youngboy | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Amazing Oceans

Preschool & Kindergarten

Download

SEA LIFE Charlotte Fish Upclose

Behavior

1st – 5th Grades

Download

Touchpool 2

Conservation

1st - 5th Grades

Download

SEA LIFE Charlotte Clown Fish

Food Chains & Ecosystems

1st – 5th Grades

Download

Sealife Schools Seastar Youngboy | SEA LIFE Aquarium

Amazing Oceans Answer Sheet

Preschool & Kindergarten

Download

SEA LIFE Charlotte Fish Upclose

Behavior Answer Sheet

1st-5th Grades

Download

Touchpool 2

Conservation Answer Sheet

1st-5th Grades

Download

SEA LIFE Charlotte Clown Fish

Food Chains & Ecosystems Answer Sheet

1st-5th Grades

Download

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Touchpool | SEA LIFE Aquarium

What to expect during your visit

-Admire over 20 exhibits, 2,000 sea creatures and 250 species in an immersive setting

-Encounter a vast array of creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles and more

-Learn how you can make the oceans a better place through our conservation program

-Gaze at creatures swimming overhead in our 180-degree underwater ocean tunnel

-Touch a crab, anemone, sea stars & other rockpool creatures in the interactive touchpool

-Daily educational talks and feeding demonstrations that your class can attend

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