CNSI offers an exposition space and an information center / library for its outreach function. These areas are open to the public. The outreach function is being developped together with partners in The Netherlands and at St Eustatius. Naturalis Biodiversity Center, UNESCO-IHE, STENAPA, SECAR, the Historical Foundation and the schools are involved in the development of the exposition area and educational material, as well as in the development and organisation of courses and workshops.

In addition, CNSI organises a Science Café every third Thursday of the month, open to the public.

A User Group Outreach and Education advises CNSI and coordinates outreach and education activities.