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Tybee Island Marine Science Center

1509 Strand Ave., Tybee Island, GA 31328
Nature Centers
Coastal Georgia Marine Science CenterMarsh TreksMarsh Trek Crab
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.


TripAdvisor® Reviews:

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
pennyknarr | Sep 15, 2020
“Sift and Seine Program Fun”

We signed up for the Sift and Seine program and had a wonderful time! It was very informative and fun! We plan to do it again on our return visits. It was also easy to make a reservation online.

jilltU5253AD | Jul 13, 2020
“Tybee island marine center”

We love stopping by on our trips to Tybee. The touch tank is a favorite of our family. If you ever get a chance be sure to stop by for a visit.

denab924 | Mar 23, 2020
“Small but very Educational”

This place was well worth the entrance fee of $5.00. Although it is small, they still have a good collection and you can learn a lot. One benefit of a smaller marine science center is that you get...

Yelp® Reviews:

Yelp Overall Rating
Gerrie L. | Mar 8, 2020

I begged my girlfriend to go on the Marsh Trek while on our trip to Savannah. If you've ever done the drive from Savannah to Tybee, you'll see some of the...

Darci L. | Oct 26, 2019

I took my kids on the guided coastal walk. The guide was very knowledgeable and it was a lot of fun. We enjoyed finding different animals and identifying...

Mai N. | Jun 21, 2019

My daughter and I did the Marsh Trek. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided lots of information about the marshes, its functions and inhabitants....