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Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

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95 Sterling Hwy Homer AK 99603
Phone
(907) 235-6961
islandsandocean.org
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Status: Closed

Sunday
Closed
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday
12:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday
12:00pm-5:00pm
Friday
12:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday
12:00pm-5:00pm

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The Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center is a partnership between the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. Built in 2003 as a resource for the community and visitors to Homer, Alaska, the building houses interpretive and interactive exhibits and displays describing the important work and research of the Alaska Maritime...

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Editorial reviews from the web (1)

This center provides a wonderful introduction to the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge covers some 3½ million acres spread across some 2,500 Alaskan islands, from Prince of Wales Island in the south to Barrow in the north. The 37,000-square-foot eco-friendly facility with towering windows facing Kachemak Bay is a must-see for anyone interested in wild places. A film takes...

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Beautiful center

Average Rating
100

Lots of information available at the center and the staff are a wealth of info. Would certainly spend more time on our next visit.

Interesting and FREE

Average Rating
100

Great visitor center, we almost skipped it but are glad we didn't. Videos are worth the time. The boardwalk to the beach has beautiful views. Great small bookstore/gift shop.

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This research and educational facility is a partnership between the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. These groups seek to understand and conserve the marine environment, as well as to educate the public about the issues surrounding marine ecology. After studying the interpretive center, visitors can walk on paths leading through the estuary and the...

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