Our mission is to impart a better understanding of the ocean and the life within it, and in so doing, to lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.
The Venice Oceanarium is a non-profit based in Venice Beach, California. Just steps away from the world-famous Venice Boardwalk, there are ecosystems teeming with wildlife waiting to be explored. The Venice Oceanarium - A Museum Without Walls is a non-profit based in Venice Beach, California. Since 1995, their programs which integrate science with the arts, have inspired kids (of all ages) to appreciate the environment and become stewards of our precious oceans. These include the weekly marine biology pop-up labs on the Venice Pier, Tide Pool Talks, Wetland Walks, Secret Reef Exploration, after school programs, Moby-Dick reading, popular grunion party, oceanography expeditions and more.