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
Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Noon - 4 p.m.
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Good Morning everybody. The STINGRAY FEEDINGS @ 2:45pm will be cancelled until further notice so we may conduct maintenance on the tank. Thank you,

Krill fishing companies are to stop fishing in the seas around Antarctica. This is an important move for the well being of many ocean dwelling animals!

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We can all get behind this major move from this Big Coffee Company! Starbucks is removing straws from their stores to help the environment! 🌊🐳 #skipthestrawdelray

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A flamingo escaped the zoo and was spotted in Texas!

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Helping the environment can be a part of your every day life! Here are 9 things that you can start doing today to help stop pollution in the ocean! 🌊

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Father's Day is Fun for All. Check out these amazing fathers.

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Our education team had a blast the other day teaching the students at Gulf Stream School all about tagging sharks! #education #science #sharks #sandoway #outreach

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Tomorrow we will have a very close encounter with one of our residents! Every Friday at 3 pm one of our very special residents is brought out to meet new friends! Make sure that your there! #SandowayDiscoveryCenter #DelrayBeach #Museum #Fun #FunForKids #FunForFamily #Nature #DiscoveryCenter

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In case you have not seen our awesome Shell room, here is an inside peek! Come and see more for yourself! #SandowayDiscoveryCenter #DelrayBeach #Museum #Fun #FunForKids #FunForFamily #Nature #DiscoveryCenterIn

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Make sure you do not miss out on the Shark Feeding today! Feeding is at 10:30 am today and is free with the $5 admission. Don't forget to say hello to this beauty! #SandowayDiscoveryCenter #DelrayBeach #Museum #Fun #FunForKids #FunForFamily #Nature #DiscoveryCenter

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We have some really great photos of the Sandoway House and some Close encounters with some of our animal friends! Check them out here! Let us know your favorite! #SandowayDiscoveryCenter #DelrayBeach #Museum #Fun #FunForKids #FunForFamily #Nature #DiscoveryCenter

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Amazing job by the educators and students of Gulf Stream School! It is time we all look at reducing #singleuseplastics form our lives. A great way to start is by skipping the straw the next time you are out on the ave. Remember, change starts with all of us!!! #SkipTheStrawDelray

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