1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Admission: $19, $18 seniors, $14 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free.
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At Mote, you can explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits that showcase the world-renowned research of Mote Marine Laboratory. See sharks, dolphins, manatees and sea turtles, along with more than 100 other species of marine life. The Mote Aquarium is part of the Mote Marine Laboratory, which has seven centers for marine research.