The Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) aims to educate the public through marine science and research, coastal zone management policy, and their public aquarium, the Estuarium.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
The Estuarium showcases the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. It includes the 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000-gallon stingray touch pool, and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. The facility has 31 aquariums totaling over 30,000 gallons with more than 100 species on display. The Estuarium showcases the plants, animals, and other natural resources found in the Estuary and its surrounding marine habitats.
Children (5-18) or Students with ID $6.00
*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Winter Hours (September 1- February 28/29)
- Monday to Saturday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Sunday - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Summer Hours (March 1 - August 31)
- Monday to Saturday - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
- Sunday - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm