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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science

1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States

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August 2018

VIMS Public Tour – August 24, 2018

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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VIMS Public Tour – August 31, 2018

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See the Seawater Research Lab, including bio-hazard rooms, pumping 900 gallons of seawater per minute; see live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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September 2018

VIMS Public Tour – September 7, 2018

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about plastic alternatives and marine debris, and see how drones are used to map wetlands; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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VIMS Public Tour – September 21, 2018

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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VIMS Public Tour – September 28, 2018

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about household pollutants, and see the equipment used to detect toxins; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection (preserved fisheries collection) with over 300,000 specimens.

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October 2018

VIMS Public Tour – October 12, 2018

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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