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Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center, is a new, FREE Palm Beach County educational attraction with a dedicated area for viewing manatees up close. The 16,000-square-foot center features engaging, hands-on exhibits for visitors to learn all about these endangered and unique creatures as well as the natural wonders of the surrounding Lake Worth Lagoon. On cold winter days, the facility’s observation deck is the ideal spot to view manatee herds basking in the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light Company’s adjacent Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center.

Additional amenities include:

  • Free admission and parking
  • Multi-functional education center
  • Two levels of exhibit and observation areas*
  • Picnic area and pavilion
  • Gift store
  • Snacks and beverages available for purchase
  • Manatee webcam
  • Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accessibility

It’s a fun-filled flippers-and-whiskers learning experience for the entire family!

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No pets. Feeding wildlife is prohibited.

*Please note; the upstairs space and observation decks will be closed during private events. Thank you for your understanding, as the proceeds from these events help offset Manatee Lagoon’s operating expenses and allow us to further support our mission.

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