The University of Texas Marine Science Institute
855 E. Cotter Avenue
Port Aransas, TX 78373
The UTMSI Marine Science Education Center promotes Marine Science with self guided tours and educational movies. Other attractions include seven aquaria displaying typical Texas coastal habitats and the organisms that live in them, including Spartina, black mangrove marsh, oyster reef, open bay bottom, rock jetty and offshore artificial reefs.
Visit our unique gift shop for souvenirs and educational items. Over 40,000 visitors tour the facility annually.