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Clearwater Marine Aquarium - Things to Know Before Visiting

249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767, USA


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About Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured marine animals, public education, conservation, and research. Numerous forms of marine life are permanent residents at the aquarium, all of which have serious injuries that prevent their return to the wild.

Attractions Near Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Caladesi Island State Park
Caladesi Island State Park4.3km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

A three-mile nature trail, a marina, picnic pavilions, bathhouses, a park concession stand, and a beach is what you will encounter in Caladesi Island State Park. The Caladesi Island beach was listed as the best beach in United States by Dr. Beach in 2008.

Honeymoon Island State Park
Honeymoon Island State Park9.76km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

The park is 385 acres (1.6 km2) in land area with 2,400 acres (10 km2) submerged and 4 miles (6 km) of beach. Consistently receiving more than one million visitors each year, it is the most-visited state park in Florida.

Weedon Island Preserve
Weedon Island Preserve26.06km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

A 3,190 acre natural area predominately an estuarine preserve composed of upland and aquatic ecosystems such as mangrove forests, pine/scrubby flatwoods, and maritime hammock, and is home to a variety of native wildlife.

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts29.07km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

The comprehensive collection of more than 20,000 objects includes major works by the French artists Monet, Morisot, Barye, Rodin, Corot, and Bourdelle, and the Americans Inness, Hassam, Bellows, O’Keeffe, Pearlstein and Andrew Wyeth. Also on view are ancient Greek and Roman, Egyptian, Asian, African, pre-Columbian, Native American art and objects.

St. Pete Pier™
St. Pete Pier™29.76km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

A landmark pleasure pier extending into Tampa Bay. The last iteration of the pier was named the Inverted Pyramid Pier. It featured a five-story inverted pyramid-shaped building.

The Dalí (Salvador Dalí Museum)
The Dalí (Salvador Dalí Museum)29.83km from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Art museum dedicated to the works of Salvador Dalí. It houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe.

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Second-smallest county in Florida by land area. Due to its small size and high population, by the early 21st century Pinellas County has been mostly built out, with very little developable land left available.