-Where people and science connect to create positive actions sustaining healthy oceans


The mission of the AOC is to create and sustain an Alaskan interpretive program center dedicated to connecting the public with ocean sciences and inspiring engaged participation in ocean health, located in Juneau, Alaska's capital city.



The Goals of the Alaska Ocean Center are to create programs and exhibits that:

  • Provide fun and creative Science Education
  • Get the word out about discoveries in marine science
  • Foster Citizen Science Involvement.

Through these programs and exhibits we will:

  • Generate understanding about Alaska’s oceans
  • Create support for ocean research
  • Inspire conservation actions that sustain healthy seas.