sssc_logo

Sitka Sound Science Center

Dedicated to increasing understanding and awareness of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems

Contact Info
Business Hours

MON Closed
TUE 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WED 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
THU 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
FRI 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SAT 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUN Closed

Location & Map

Sage Memorial Bldg., 834 Lincoln St.
Sitka, AK 99835
Get Directions

SHARE BUSINESS
About Us

Aquarium, Hatchery, Research, Education, Gift Shop.

Winter Hours (September 30 – May 1)
Friday 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday 10 am – 3 pm

Summer Hours (May 18 – September 29)
Tuesday–Saturday 9am – 4pm

Science Education and Research

The Sitka Sound Science Center is dedicated to increasing understanding and awareness of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems of coastal Alaska through education and research.

Vision

Our vision is to be the leading scientific and educational institution in coastal Alaska through innovative, inspiring, and community-centered programming.

Values

  • Integrity | We model scientific integrity through evidence-based research and accessible educational programming
  • Curiosity | We believe that a playful curiosity of the world inspires innovation and growth
  • Respect | We honor and respect the history of this place and look towards its future to inform our present decisions
  • Community | We build relationships across our community in support of a shared appreciation for discovery and overall community wellbeing

 

The Tlingit people have been indigenous to this land for over 10,000 years. Gunalchéesh to the Tlingit people for their stewardship of Tlingit Aani since time immemorial and today.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Arts & Sciences, Health & Safety

Landslide Website

From Science Center, STA & Others

To learn about the Current & Forecasted Landslide risk for Sitka, Alaska, visit sitkalandslide.org The website provides information on: Understanding Risk: high, medium, low Your personal warning system Oral histories…