Coastal Interpretive Center, Ocean Shores

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Coastal Interpretive Center provides a hands-on learning experience about the area's cultural and natural history. Established in the 1970s, the center aims to educate the public and preserve the state's coastal environments. You can take a self-guided tour of the exhibits, which cover coastal wildlife and birds, sea life, native cultures, history of the ocean shores, and shipwrecks. Many displays are touchable, which makes this attraction particularly interesting and appealing to families with curious kids. If you're interested in getting involved during your vacation, consider making a financial contribution to the center, or join the volunteer program. Check the website for additional info, opening hours, and upcoming events. To visit Coastal Interpretive Center and other attractions in Ocean Shores, use our Ocean Shores trip itinerary maker .
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  • The Center is full of information. Our children enjoyed all the displays and especially all the interactive displays. The volunteer in charge was very patient and explained lots of things to our kids....  more »
  • What a pleasant surprise for a small area. Very well done - very informative. Definitely visit! Book area, history, information  more »
  • A little hard to find but keep going you will run into it. Wasn't sure if this was going to be worthwhile but the manager at the Windjammer recommended it. A very pleasant surprise. I usually find the...  more »

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