The Museum is open Wed–Mon from 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf is open daily from 10:00 AM–5:00 PM.


Quasars to Sea Stars

Interested in exploring science and nature in a museum setting? Quasars to Sea Stars is a three-four year program that allows high school teens to gain hands-on experience in science related careers.

Quasar using a microscope

Counselors in Training (CITS)

CITS: Teens age 14–17 earn community service hours and gain valuable skills while inspiring young children in the Museum’s summer Nature Adventure Camps.

Teen counselor in training strolling in the Museum backyard

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free admission to the Museum
  • Discount at Museum and Sea Center Stores
  • New skills and experiences to add to your resume and college applications
  • One-on-one training from Museum educators
  • Opportunities to meet new people, make friends, and have fun

Explore the tabs to the right to locate specific applications and to learn more about our current offerings.

Teens age 14-17 earn community service hours and gain valuable skills .

Quasars to Sea Stars
Counselors in Training