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Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center, Homer

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  • Portions were not open, but the gift shop was nice, the displays were informative and the staff was very helpful. The trails out back were very easy, some were boardwalks.  more »
  • This is a terrific place to spend a few hours indoors learning of the vast environment of Kachemak bay and surrounding areas. Films, scenes, audio stories, real demos by volunteers or the workers you ...  more »
  • I stayed in their dorm rooms upstairs while taking 2 weeks of Merchant Mariners classes, hosted by a third party. Had ample opportunity to interact with staff, & to browse & request material & merchan...  more »
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  • Great place for kids. As adults, there was some good reading but not much to do. Overall, a great place!
  • Great facility, friendly staff! Lots of exhibits available for kids to interact with. Very well designed to keep children interested in learning more about the different ecosystems around Homer. There is a short trail that leads to a marshy area and to the beach.
  • A definite stop whilst in Homer. If you do not have your activities already planned this is a great place to start. The AI&O Visitors Center boasts knowledgeable rangers and staff. Make sure to check out the trail that is right behind the center.
  • Check out the trail behind the building!
  • Great building and location