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. THG was tasked with imagining a place where visitors can learn and be inspired by the wonders of the ocean – ExplorOcean.
Combining state-of-the-art experiences with informative interactive exhibits, this unique facility will plunges 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.