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Sandoway Discovery Center is located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Florida.

The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and preserved as a unique Nature Center now home to native plants, live animals, and a world class shell collection.

The Center offers a glimpse into South Florida’s fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs.

Educational programs are offered to the public at Sandoway including: Shark, Stingray and Alligator Feedings, Guided Historic Tours, Nature Walks, Astronomy Nights and special events such as Earth Day.

We host guest speakers on environmental topics and teach exciting nature programs to all ages! Admission is $5 per-person everyone three years of age and above; Palm Beach Zoo members are free.

142 S. Ocean Blvd.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
561.274.7263
Hours of Operation
Monday
Closed
Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday
Noon - 4 p.m.
Highlights
Good for Kids

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Shark Sighting!!! Love this new bike rack! Great job City of Delray Beach, Florida Government

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Sandoway memberships are SHARK-TASTIC! Become a Sandoway Discovery Center member today, and enjoy FREE admission to the center for one year, as well as some other amazing discounts from our local community partners. A Sandoway membership pays for itself in just two to three visits! Members help support our mission as South Florida’s premier coastal ecosystems and marine life center, we will transform and inspire our visitors through experiential education and conservation. To learn more about memberships and the amazing community benefits visit www.sandoway.org, call our Membership Coordinator at 561-274-7263, or inquire during your next visit.

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Meet the newest member of Sandoway Discovery Center! Introducing our new baby American Alligator that was hatched at Gatorland, and came to here at the end of April. Make sure to stop by the Reptile & Amphibian room the next time your here to say hi to the newest addition. Did you know the gator is adoptable? No, you can't take the gator home with you but you can help feed and care for it here at Sandoway. As the gator gets older it will be able to eat over 100 mice or fish each year! To find out more about adoptions please visit or website www.sandoway.org or ask about it the next time you visit!

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Dear Friends of Sandoway, BEGINNING JUNE 1st, the Sandoway Discovery Center will be increasing our admission to $6/person for ages 3+. We thank you for supporting us over these years and we can't wait to show you what's in store for the future! Thank you, Your team at Sandoway

Meet Stitch the newest member of Sandoway Discovery Center! She is a baby Virginia Opossum that was rescued after her mother was hit by a car. Make sure to stop by the Nocturnal Room the next time your here to say hi to Stitch. Did you know she is adoptable? No, you can't take her home with you but you can help feed and care for her here at Sandoway. As Stitch gets older she will be able to eat a 100 cans of cat food and 25 lbs of produce each year! To find out more about adoptions please visit or website www.sandoway.org or ask about it the next time you visit!

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Favorite May meme! #sorryJT

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Did you miss the last Beach Cleanup? Come join Love Delray on May18th at Sandoway and help keep our beaches clean!

Evan Orellana, Director of Education and Animal Care at Sandoway Discovery Center, speaking about "The Role of Beach Communities" at Plastic Planet Town Hall at Crest Theater.

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Great White Sharks Are Completely Terrified of Orcas!!! #Sandowaydiscoverycenter #science #conservation #nature #animals #sea #sharks #delray #delraybeach #florida #familyfriendly #kidfriendly #familyfun

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Happy Easter! 🐣🐰 #Sandowaydiscoverycenter #science #conservation #nature #animals #sea #sharks #delray #delraybeach #florida #familyfriendly #kidfriendly #familyfun

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Check out this awesome event supporting Sandoway!

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Get ready for some fun tomorrow! Saturday at 1pm to listen to a short talk on alligators and watch our resident alligator feed on his favorite food! Admission into the center is $5.00 per person ages 3 and up. #Sandowaydiscoverycenter #science #conservation #nature #animals #sea #sharks #delray #delraybeach #florida #familyfriendly #kidfriendly #familyfun