Phylum Lab

Field Trip Experience

  • Duration

    Single Day

  • Grades

    7 - 12

  • Price

    $10 Per Person

  • Where

    Main Aquarium Campus


Ninety-eight percent of all animals are classified into eight main scientific categories called phyla. Give your class the opportunity to investigate the characteristics of each phyla by learning from live animals and artifacts under the guidance of the Aquarium's expert staff.

Live animals: Yes
Duration: 75 minutes
Minimum number of students: 12
Maximum number of students: 30

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel your reservation at least 21 days prior to your scheduled program to receive a full refund. If you cancel your reservation less than 21 days in advance or fail to participate in your scheduled program, you forfeit all program fees.

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