Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sundays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
These hours may be extended seasonally – watch this site for updates.
Parking for disabled guests with approved handicap access cards is available at The Pier’s Pelican Parking lot (details below) on a first-come-first-served basis.
The Discovery Center is wheelchair accessible, but our eco-tour vessel will not be. A guest will need to be lifted and carried onto the boat or walk a short distance and leave the wheelchair on site.
Scripts of the presentations will be available to hearing-impaired guests.
With two-weeks notice, sign language interpreting services can be arranged at no charge. Contact Guest Services at: email@example.com
Certified Service animals are welcome. They must remain leashed and/or harnessed and under the control of the owner at all times.
Parking is available at The Pier’s Pelican Parking lot on a first-come-first-served basis. For directions and fees see Pier Website Here.
The Pier District offers three ADA-compliant trams that run continuously, stopping at the entrance plaza, the Pelican Parking lot, the Tampa Bay Discovery Center and the Pier head. The city’s bike share program will also be available throughout the Pier.
Visitors can also use available on-street parking and nearby parking garages. Those who have parked a considerable distance from our facility should consider using the free St. Petersburg Downtown Looper, a trolley that makes regular stops.
For more information on transportation click here.
Docent-guided tours are free and will take approximately 1 hour.
A variety of programs — for students, adults and families — are offered throughout the year. Please continue to check this site for the latest offerings.
Not for general admission. School groups should contact us for advanced ticketing options and programs.
Absolutely. A map and information for self-guided tours are free at the admission desk.
There are a variety of restaurants on the Pier. Downtown St. Pete near the Pier boasts a terrific variety of dining options.
Tampa Bay Watch offers several ways that groups and individuals can volunteer their time to restore and conserve the bay. Find details under this website’s “Conserve and Restore” tab or visit the Tampa Bay Watch website, tampabaywatch.org, for details.
There are a variety of restaurants on the Pier. Visit: newstpetepier.com.
Downtown St. Pete near the Pier boasts a terrific variety of dining options. For ideas, click here.
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