Science of SpongeBob
Discover the science that inspired Bikini Bottom!
Join the Natural History Museum and Nickelodeon as we plunge even deeper into the Science of SpongeBob and learn how your world might have once looked more like Bikini Bottom than you think.
Try It for Yourself
Bring your ocean discoveries home with these activities.
Explore the Science
Soak up a watery world of knowledge with NHM experts and your favorite SpongeBob characters!
Did you know? Lobsters can live to be 200 years old and produce millions more eggs than younger lobsters.
Meet the Experts
Bikini Bottom was built with a lot of imagination, but also a lot of science! At NHM, many of our scientists plunge into the world of ocean animals, studying everything in the sea from teeny tiny crustaceans to fish of all sizes, and whales, which include some of the largest animals that have ever lived. Meet your guides to ocean life below: