During July & August it will be open the following days:

Sunday 11am- 4pm

Monday 10am- 4pm

Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday 10am- 4pm

Thursday 10am- 4pm

Friday 10am- 4pm

Saturday 10am - 4pm

*We do not allow admission into the exhibit hall after 3:30PM*


From Labor Day until October 15th the center is open weekends only:

Saturday from 10AM - 4PM

Sunday from 11AM - 4PM


$5 per person

Kids 5 and under are free

All military (active or retired) are free

The Chatham Shark Center™ is located at:

Phone: 508-348-5901

The Chatham Shark Center™ offers an in-depth look at one of the ocean's most magnificent and misunderstood species: the Great White Shark! Through interactive exhibits, videos, displays, and virtual reality experiences, the center offers many ways to learn about groundbreaking research and one of Cape Cod's most captivating summer residents. 


Exhibit Designs by Experience Design and Steer Digital Media


Donations will help the Chatham Shark Center™ produce an exceptional educational exhibit and sustain the center for years to come. If you would like to donate, please choose one of the options below:


By Check:

Make a tax deductible donation using your credit or debit  account.


Make check payable to:

Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
P.O. BOX 66

The Chatham Shark Center is happy to announce that Sally the skate has two new tank mates and we need your help to name them!  

To enter the competition, visit the Chatham Shark Center Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram pages.  Our user handle is @thesharkcenter.  Share our naming competition graphic and include the two names you are entering as well as the hashtags #namethesharks and #AWSC.  Also be sure to share why you think shark conservation is important!


Deadline for entries: Wednesday June 28th, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Winners announced: Saturday July 1st, 2017

Winner will receive 4 passes to the Chatham Shark Center!


Helpful Hint:

When sharing on Facebook, you must pick the option “share” or “write post” to be able to share our post and add your own text to it. 

Terms & Conditions

Winners will be chosen by Atlantic White Shark Conservancy staff.

Entries must include two names, why you think shark conservation is important, and the two listed hashtags to be valid.

Entries must be shared as public to be valid.

Entries must be submitted before 11:59PM on June 28th to be valid.

We reserve the right to select individual names from multiple entries, thus resulting in more than one winner.

Winning names will be announced on The Chatham Shark Center’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.

We can only judge posts that are public.