The Coast / Tybee Island

Tybee Island Marine Science Center

1509 Strand Ave.
Tybee Island, GA 31328

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The Tybee Island Marine Science Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate responsible stewardship of coastal Georgia's natural resources through education, conservation, and research. Admission is valid for the entire day and covers your self-guided tour through our exhibits. The center's exhibits feature a variety of live animals from coastal Georgia, including fish, reptiles and invertebrates. Children and adults alike enjoy our touch tank! The center also provides information on marine mammals, sharks, sea turtles, shells from around the world, and environmental issues of our region. Join us for a walk, talk or trek year-round.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Island Parking Rates Vary

    Rates See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Open Year 'Round

    Payment Options

    American Express




    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages