Planet Shark

Dive in and discover

Opens Saturday, May 26, 2018

Sink your teeth into this amazing 'out of water' shark experience. Come face-to-face with a great white shark, learn the true impact of the shark fin trade and gain a whole new level of respect for the ocean's oldest and most effective predator.

In this one-of-a-kind exhibit you will:

  • Catch a close-up view of full-scale shark models cast from real specimens.
  • Travel back in time 370 million years with rare fossils, plus real shark jaws and teeth.
  • Uncover authentic artifacts.
  • Get hooked on shocking stories of human/shark encounters.
  • Tread the waters of shark anatomy, biology, hunting strategies and sensory systems.
  • Swim through information about satellite tagging programs and conservation efforts.
  • Plus much more!

Included with general museum admission, free for members.

Planet Shark: Predator or Prey is produced by Grande Exhibitions

Sponsored by

Baird Private Wealth Management
Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Shaw Family Foundation

Bill Bischoff
Dan and Lori Hamel
Hotel at WaterWalk
Jeff and Corey Johnson
John and Kathy Mosley
Program partners:
Amber Waves Diving Company
Sternberg Museum of Natural History