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Pacific walrus on ice
Image courtesy of: Rory MacNish/Marine Photobank

The Sant Ocean Hall provides an extraordinary opportunity for people of all ages to learn about the Ocean, whether you are:

The content of the Hall explores the many ways in which the Ocean is a global system essential to all life – including yours!

The Hall addresses not only NOAA and Smithsonian Ocean Science and Collections, but also how we know what we know about the Ocean. The resources included in these webpages can help you to get the most out of a visit to the Sant Ocean Hall and to start or extend your learning beyond the boundaries of the museum walls.

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