Caring for Stranded Marine Animals
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Hours, Address, & Phone

VISITOR CENTER HOURS:  The National Marine Life Center’s Marine Animal Discovery Center and Gift Shop is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, 10-5 daily, then weekends through Columbus day.  We are also open selected days throughout the year such as February and April school vacations.

Click here to see our Calendar of Events, including our current Education Programs.

ADMISSION:  Free, except as noted during special events.  Educational programs have an additional charge.

BUSINESS OFFICE HOURS:  NMLC’s Business Office is open year-round, Monday through Friday (except for federal holidays) from 9-5:00.  If you have questions about NMLC, want to become a member or make a donation, are interested in volunteering, or would like to schedule an education program, feel free to stop by!

National Marine Life Center
120 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA02532-0269

DIRECTIONS:  For Directions, click here.

National Marine Life Center
P.O. Box 269
Buzzards Bay, MA02532-0269

PHONE: 508.743.9888
FAX: 508.759.5477


Children come face to face with marine animal specimens in the Discovery Center!