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Tybee Island Marine Science Center
PO Box 1879, 1509 Strand Avenue
Tybee Island, Georgia 31328
Open 10-4 Thursday through Sunday.

The Discovery Shop, the center’s gift shop, is now online. We have an amazing selection of items; books, field guides, jewelry, magnets, plush animals, and so much more. Shop from the convenience of your home! Proceeds from our shop sales support the center’s programs.

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We’ve re-designed our gallery to make it safe for your visit – one entry point with limited guests in the gallery at one time, hand sanitizing stations throughout, one-way traffic flow, and one exit point. Masks are required to be worn by our guests and our staff. Our gallery is full of coastal critters, which changes periodically. Stop in to see what new critters we have! No reservations required.
Admission $5; kids 4 and under are free.
OPEN – Thursday – Sunday 10am-4pm

Beach Walk Learn about tides, dunes, and our ocean’s wildlife. Sift & Seine Pull a 10′ seine net the water, sift organisms from the sand. Jelly Jive Do jellies sting because they don’t have a heart? Marsh Trek in Georgia’s salt marsh and explore the mud. Turtle Talk Georgia’s nesting sea turtles and our conservation efforts. Shark Jaw Bulls, blacktips, and tigers-so misunderstood. Whale Tale 70-ton toothless right whales are born right here.

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