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Spend the day on Newport's Historic Bayfront, voted Best Waterfront by Sunset Magazine. See world famous murals and watch the sea lions play. Right across the street from the Wax Works and Ripley's Believe It or Not!<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-undersea-gardens","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.631","lng":"-124.052","distance":"0.9","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/oregon-undersea-gardens\/","terms":"an Aquariums & Zoo<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"665253","post_title":"Hatfield Marine Science Center","post_content":"

The Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is a research and teaching facility located on the Yaquina Bay estuary, about one mile from the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. HMSC plays an integral role in programs of marine and estuarine research and instruction, as a laboratory facility serving resident scientists, as a base for far-ranging oceanographic studies, and as a classroom for students.

The various marine habitats in close proximity to the Hatfield Marine Science Center are ideal sites for ecological studies and provide a rich flora and fauna for laboratory investigations as it the Yaquina Bay estuary provides a gradient from marine to freshwater habitats with extensive intertidal sand and mud flats as well as salt marsh areas.

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Summer: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day

Winter: Thursday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.<\/p>","post_name":"hatfield-marine-science-center","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6221","lng":"-124.047","distance":"1.6","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/hatfield-marine-science-center\/","terms":"an
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Jutting into the Pacific Ocean, this harsh, unforgiving environment hosts many forms of life. Harbor seals and whales are visible offshore year-round. In spring and summer, thousands of seabirds flock to the near-shore islands to breed and raise their you<\/p>","post_name":"yaquina-head-outstanding-natural-area","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6601","lng":"-124.047","distance":"1.8","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/outdoors-nature\/yaquina-head-outstanding-natural-area\/","terms":"an Outdoors & Nature<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"},{"ID":"1087","post_title":"Oregon Coast Aquarium","post_content":"

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is home to over 500 species of animals in both indoor and outdoor exhibits (it's also the former home of Keiko, the movie star Orca). Check out the Passages of the Deep, meet sea otters, jellyfish and more!<\/p>","post_name":"oregon-coast-aquarium","post_type":"resource","slug":"attractions","name":"Attractions","lat":"44.6162","lng":"-124.048","distance":"2.0","permalink":"\/see-do\/attractions\/aquariums-zoos\/oregon-coast-aquarium\/","terms":"an Aquariums & Zoo<\/a>\r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t (within Attractions<\/a>)"}]},"success":true,"html":""}