EMA AQUARIUM / Marine Exploration Lab
EMA operates a FREE Community AQUARIUM / Marine Exploration Lab on Topsail Island NC. We are open to the public year round to allow th local and vacationing community the opertunity to learn and grow together!
Ecological Marine Adventures offers children and families the chance to learn, explore, and discover a variety of marine enviornments.
EMA AQUARIUM is outfitted with touch tanks, a ray touch pool, aquariums, marine science reading / research corner, ocean arts / crafts station, and Topsail Island ecology exhibits.
EMA Marine Exploration Lab is equiped with microscopes (digital / compound / dissection), exploration / dissection stations, ID guides, and data collection stations.
EMA Field Exploration Stations these locations are full of diverse wildlife allowing children and families to discover and explore their marine world using seine nets, dip nets, plankton nets, water sampling equipment, and various sediment grabs.
Summer Fun with EMA
How to Find us
912 South Anderson Blvd Topsail Beach NC
"Our discovery of EMA made our beach trip to Topsail Island simply fabulous! Our Ghost Crab Hunt experience is still the first thing we talk about when asked about our summer va..."Wendy & YusifDelighted Ohio Vacationers!
"Our grandchildren twin girls age 5 and grandson age 6 all have attended different programs when they have come to visit us during the summer on Topsail Island. I can't not sing ..."Bobbie McgowenHappy Happy Gam