Location, Contact & Hours

Marine Discovery Center

520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
The bridge on Barracuda Boulevard is closed for construction. Please use the new traffic light at Quay Assisi to access Marine Discovery Center.


Mon – Fri  |  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat & Sun  |  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

CLOSED on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve


Admission to our facility & grounds is FREE! Tours, education programs, and other special events will have associated fees.

Indian River Lagoon, Florida, Marine Discovery Center


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Facility Location

Our Facility

Marine Discovery Main Building

Our Boat Tour Launch Maps

Our Pontoon Boat Launch

116 N. Causeway, New Smryna Beaach, FL 32169

Indian Rive Lagoon Preserve Kayak Tours

700 Sandpiper St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169

Our Mission:

"To protect and restore Florida's coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems
through education, research and community stewardship."