Newport Beach, California


A Gateway to the Ocean

Newport Beach, California, has a rich and storied maritime heritage. Home to six miles of Pacific shoreline and one of the most scenic pleasure harbors in the world, this special place has always served as a gateway to the ocean.  ExplorOcean represents an exciting new chapter at the Balboa Fun Zone.  By combining state-of-the-art experiences with informative interactive exhibits, this unique facility will plunge visitors into humankind’s epic adventure of ocean exploration, so they too become inspired to uncover the secrets of Earth’s wild blue frontier.  THG completed the concept design phase of this new visitor experience along with the design and opening of a preview center to showcase the concept for this new facility.
  • Client

    Newport Maritime Museum

  • Country

    Newport Beach, California

  • Date Completed


  • Project Type

    Museum Exhibition

  • Services

    Concept Design, Master Planning

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