The Marine Science Center welcomes visitors from around the world for special events and programs. Visitors range from toddlers who are learning about the ocean to university-level researchers who are working on a field study.

You can also take a virtual tour of the Marine Science Center and check out the weather conditions recorded live at our weather station.

PreK-12 Programs

These programs include programs starting with Sea Tots for toddlers up to field trips for high school students. These are also programs for homeschooled students, summer programs and special initiatives.

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Public tours of the MSC

Join us for a guided tour of the Marine Science Center (MSC) to learn about some of the current marine and environmental research taking place here, tour the facilities and grounds, and hear about the natural and cultural histories of East Point. Tours are open to individuals and families. All organizations (e.g., schools, scouts, clubs) and any other parties of […]

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Specimen/Seawater Collection

The Marine Science Center utilizes a seawater system to provide filtered seawater to our tanks and aquariums. Collection of filtered seawater by non-Northeastern researchers and/or their students is permitted with prior approvals.

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