Highline Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Highline Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center
Description:The Highline Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center is the marine laboratory for Highline Community College. Located just four miles south of campus at Redondo Beach and halfway between Seattle and Tacoma, the MaST Center, is dedicated to expanding knowledge about the Puget Sound and the surrounding environment through teaching, outreach, and research.

This 2,500 square-foot facility is situated on a 260-foot pier over the Puget Sound and offers public space, classroom, laboratories, and office and research areas. With more than 2,000 gallons of flow-through saltwater tanks, holding more than 80 species of local marine life and easy access to a huge diversity of nearby habitats, and state-of-the-art equipment, the opportunity for research and education is almost limitless.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:28203 Redondo Beach Dr S.
Address 2:
City:Des Moines
State/Province:WA
Zip Code:98198
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:only Saturday 10-2 or by group arrangement
Admission:Free
Telephone:
Website:Visit Website
R E V I E W S
Rebecca - WA, Co-op Member
We took our 4 kids, ages 11, 9, 8, and 6, here, and we ALL LOVED it. Its not very big, but large enough to be able to let the kids feed star fish and to touch different marine life. It was a nice field trip to end our ocean unit with.
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