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Lowcountry Estuarium

630 16th Street Extension, Port Royal, SC 29935

About Lowcountry Estuarium

The Lowcountry Estuarium is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to the principle of "Conservation through Education". An estuary is where fresh and salt water meet and mix. An estuarium is a land-based home to creatures from the estuary. Our Learning Center on Paris Ave. in Port Royal, SC is home to the facility's creatures. Visitation is available seven days a week by appointment only by calling 843-524-6600 or 843-263-7969 or email You should plan on spending about 45 minutes to an hour or even longer with inquisitive kids. And yes, the critters will be fed during your visit. There is no fee but donations will be greatly appreciated.

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