Coastal Interpretive Center

The Coastal Interpretive Center houses information and artifacts for the history of Ocean Shores


Street Address

The Interpretive Center is located at:

1033 Catala Avenue S.E.

Between the Marina and the Community Club

  • About the Center:
    The Interpretative Center provides information and programming to local citizens, tourists, teacher, schools and convention groups.
    The conservation, stewardship and wise use of natural resources is the underlying theme of all exhibits and programming.
    The Center sponsored the North Beach High School Hyak Cyber Lake Project for a 1999 National Presidential Youth Award under the auspices of the Environmental Protection Agency. North Beach was one of 10 schools in the United States to receive the award for their project. Local students traveled to Washington DC to receive the award.

    Natural history public education attracts visitors from foreign countries, and from across the United States and Canada. Demographics during the past two years show the majority of visitors come from various Washington State locations many from within our own county and along the I-5 corridor.