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The public is welcome back to Manatee Lagoon's grounds as of September 1, 2021. On weekdays, you're invited to come enjoy the observation deck and outdoor amenities. Please note that the indoor facility and second-floor observation deck remain closed until further notice.

To watch our livestreaming Manatee Cam to see what's swimming in the outflow, click here. To explore our free virtual learning resources, click here. Stay tuned for reopening updates and more here at www.VisitManateeLagoon.com.

Meet our mascot, Mia!

Mia the Manatee is our water-loving friend from the shallow Florida waters, sharing manatee facts and inspiration for all land and sea creatures. Explore Mia’s migration adventure as she travels from north to south and learn something new about manatees every day.

Children, parents, educators and visitors to Florida can join Mia and her friends on Facebook at Facebook.com/ManateeLagoon and Instagram at @ManateeLagoon, for daily facts, photos and fun!

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