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Ocean Open Day

8th June 2024

10:00 - View all performance times

National Oceanography Centre, Waterfront Campus , Waterfront Campus European Way

Ocean Open Day

Ocean enthusiasts of all ages are invited to celebrate World Ocean Day with our scientists, engineers and technicians, at our free annual open day.Come along and check out our interactive exhibits: explore the unseen world of microscopic ocean life, discover the monsters of the deep and learn about the tech that helps us explore the most remote and dangerous areas of our planet.Watch and engage in our talks: Through our live talk series, our scientists, engineers and ocean experts will give a unique insight into what it’s like to work for the ocean – and the individual career paths that got them there.Take a tour of our facilities: Go behind the scenes of ocean research and explore our Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) hangar, and the workshop of Autosub Long Range, better known as ‘Boaty McBoatface’.Get a (virtual) taste of life at sea: our world-leading research vessels RRS James Cook and RRS Discovery will be busy at sea, but don’t forget to take a virtual tour of them!

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8 Jun 2024 - 10:00 6 hours Free Book Tickets

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