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The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Discover the Habitats of Coastal Alabama!

The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab is an exciting educational public aquarium highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. It includes a 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000 gallon sting ray touch pool, and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. This facility has 31 aquariums totaling over 30,000 gallons with more than 100 species on display. The Estuarium showcases the plants, animals, and other natural resources found in the Estuary and its surrounding marine habitats.

Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the Estuarium will leave you with a broader understanding of the interactions that take place in Mobile Bay, the fourth largest estuary system in the United States.

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Adult $11.00
Children (5-18) or Students with ID $6.00
Seniors $9.00

Shirts and shoes are required – No bikini tops
Note: No open containers of beverages are allowed inside


Winter Hours (September 1- February 28/29)
Monday to Saturday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Summer Hours (March 1 – August 31)
Monday to Saturday – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday – 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Estuarium is closed on the following days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve Day



101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528


Group rates available. For group scheduling contact, Beth Klein at 251-861-2141 x7511

For more travel information, contact South Mobile County Tourism Authority 1-251-861-TRIP (8747) or visit www.visitsomo.com.