Fishmobile – Your Mobile Aquarium

Traveling Aquarium - The Fishmobile

Fishmobile traveling aquariumImagine comparing your arm span to an osprey’s wingspan, or seeing the differences between a turtle and a terrapin, or touching a horseshoe crab for the first time.

With 13 estuarine tanks, two touch tanks, and interactive displays and exhibits, Phillips Wharf brings the Chesapeake Bay to you for an unforgettable experience.

Explore the Chesapeake at your Classroom, Camp, or Private Event
Bring the Chesapeake Bay to your classroom, summer camp, or private event, with Phillips Wharf Environmental Center’s Fishmobile.

This traveling aquarium provides students and guests of all ages with hands-on learning experiences to better understand the creatures and science of the Chesapeake Bay.

Fishmobile traveling aquarium

Fun for All Ages!
Step inside the Fishmobile to explore an oyster reef tank with blennies, gobies, toadfish, and grass shrimp.

Other animals include the Chesapeake’s diamondback terrapin, horseshoe crab, northern pufferfish, lined seahorse, American eel, flounder, snapping turtle, blue crab, spider crab, and more.

We Bring Educational Programs to the School Classroom
Phillips Wharf also brings customized, age-appropriate educational programs to
your school classroom.

Kindergarten – 5th grade students learn about the critters of the Chesapeake Bay.

6th – 12th grade students learn the science behind oyster restoration, aquaculture, and nurseries by utilizing a simulated oyster set.

Book Now!
The Fishmobile schedule fills early, so please reserve today! For more information about the Fishmobile and our Classroom Programs, please contact Missy Cannon Helgason at missy@pwec.org or call 410-886-9200.

Download: Fishmobile Pricing & Information Sheet
Download: Fishmobile Frequently Asked Questions
Download: Fishmobile Coloring Pages

The Fishmobile's operations are made possible through the generous support of its sponsors, including Perdue, Choptank Electric Cooperative, Christmas in St. Michaels, and the Mid-Shore Community Foundation.