This is a complete Non-Profit organization that aims at researching and developing the science of marine world through its displays in the marine and estuarine laboratories. All these divisions possess the most advanced standard of technology. Among all these things the best part is that all its work and displays are opened to the public to get an insight into the mesmerizing world of marine life.
The laboratory and aquarium used to be known as The Cape Haze Marine Laboratory till 1967. This was founded by Dr. Eugenie Clark in 1955 and named in the honor of William R. Mote, his wife Lenore and sister Betty Mote Rose. Initially the research was mostly based on sharks that soon evolved to proceed to many other branches in this field.
The aquarium is the public portion where the developments of the research and the fantastic collection of the rare marine species are on display. Apart from just being a gallery this can anytime be regarded as an educational institution that proves that learning can be fun as well. There is also a fish farm and a cafe inside the gallery.
Entrance Ticket Details For Mote Marine Laboratory And Aquarium
- Seniors (more than 65 yrs) $18.75; Youth (4-12 yrs) $14.75; Children (0-3 yrs) free; Members free.
How to Reach Mote Marine Laboratory And Aquarium
- The nearest airport is the Bradenton Airport.
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- Old Salty Dog
- New Pass Grill and Bait Shop
- Dry Dock Waterfront Grill
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