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Marine Science Sunday: Creatures of the Deep
The Marine Mammal Center

Marine Science Sunday:

Creatures of the Deep

The Marine Mammal Center

Sunday, October 9 and 23 from 10am-5pm

FREE admission!

vampire squid

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month for Marine Science Sunday - a FREE engaging ocean-inspired classroom series from our education experts.

This month we celebrate Halloween with a creepy collection of stories about the animals that live in the deepest parts of the ocean! Learn how elephant seal's can dive to 5000 feet and stay underwater for 2 hours at a time without imploding (!), find out how a sperm whale searches for its nemesis - the mysterious giant squid, and discover more about spooky looking animals like the Vampire Squid and Goblin Shark.

Program Summary


  • FREE Classroom Programs: Creaturs of the Deep- 12 PM and 2 PM  (1 hour sessions)

    Join The Marine Mammal Center for for an interactive presentation on the Creatures of the Deep, featuring seals, whales, and sharks!  Sessions are held in the Center's classroom at 12pm and 2pm. A great complement to the Docent-led Tour!

  • Docent-led Tours* - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM

    Learn fascinating facts about seals and sea lions from our education experts while seeing exhibits and patient viewing areas. (*Small fee applies, it helps our patients!).  

Book a Docent-Led Tour!


Can't make this month's Marine Science Sunday? Test your knowledge of marine mammals with our short quiz
(answers at the bottom of the page - no cheating now!):

  • How big can an adult male elephant seal get?
  • What is a sperm whale's favorite food?
  • What do Vampire Squid like to eat?


Extra Stuff!

Click here
for directions to The Marine Mammal Center.  

Click here for details about other Marine Science Sundays and events.

The next Marine Science Sunday topic is An Ocean Feast: Marine Mammal Feeding! and will be held on Sunday, November 13 and Sunday, November 27.

Questions? Please contact the Education Department at

Quiz Answers...

1) 15ft long and weigh 5000 pounds, 2) Giant Squid 3) small pieces of food that drift towards the bottom of the ocean did you do?

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
United States

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