The Manatee Observation and Education center is one of the Treasure Coast’s environmental education and wildlife observation centers. Located in beautiful downtown Fort Pierce where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian River Lagoon creating a warm congregating site for Florida manatees. The Center has an array of fresh and saltwater aquariums, interactive displays, living and non-living exhibits, a touch tank, and a host of other educational information. Fun, interactive, and informative Kitterman Woods is proud to only be within a few miles of the Manatee Observation and Education center that awaits your exploration.