Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
The Smithsonian Marine Station (SMS) at Fort Pierce specializes in studies of
the marine biodiversity and ecosystems of Florida.
Highlights: Public exhibit featuring 3,000 gallon tank housing a living Atlantic coral reef; well-equipped research lab specializing in long-term studies
701 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, FL 34949
Marine Ecosystems Exhibit
420 Seaway Drive
Fort Pierce, Fla. 34949
Public tours of the Smithsonian Marine Station research facility are offered by reservation on the third Thursday of the month.
The exhibit is located at the St. Lucie County Aquarium on South Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce, Florida, just off Highway A1A at the east side of the south causeway bridge.