Tybee Island Marine Science Center

37 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Located in Tybee Island: Savannah's Beach

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Info & Amenities

Programs offered for island visitors, school groups, boy scouts and girl scouts on the beach, in the marsh, on the water and classroom.

Admission is $10 per person and children 4 and under are free.

Hours of Operation
  • Sun. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Mon. Closed
  • Tue. Closed
  • Wed. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Thur. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
TripAdvisor® Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
davidnM6347FR | Jan 28, 2023
“Great family place to visit”

If there were 6 stars. It would get all six. Beautiful, relatively new marine science center, well staffed with both paid, volunteer and university student assistance. Very responsive to any question...

kevintF2828CL | Aug 27, 2022
“26th Anniversary Trip”

Really great venue with very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Was a nice break from the eat and we look forward to hearing about Ike's release!

k80franke | Aug 7, 2022
“We Love The Marine Science Center!”

We absolutely loved this place!! We started the day with the Sift & Seine program. The guide took us down to the beach, where we got into the water to sift through the sand for organisms. We didn't...

Yelp® Reviews
Yelp Overall Rating
Sarah F. | Mar 17, 2023

Amazing! Probably our favorite place this past trip. We loved seeing the sea turtles, terrapins, and other various creatures. Loved supporting this place!

Gina D. | Nov 30, 2022

Kinda disappointed it was small! Most animals were not out or not on display it's pricey per person we were 8 ppl so almost $100 to not see all that much!...

Melody S. | Jun 20, 2022

Great family experience. We did the Turtle Talk, Surf and Seine, and Beach Walk. Mt kids had an absolute blast.

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