Tybee Island Marine Science Center

37 Meddin Drive
Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Coastal Georgia Marine Science Center

  • Marsh Treks

  • Marsh Trek Crab

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 $12 per person, and children four and under are free. The Walks Talks and Treks public programs are $20 per person and include access to the center.
Hours of Operation
  • Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Sun. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Thur. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
  • Wed. 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
TripAdvisor® Reviews
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Based on 540 Reviews
Dbornak | Jun 6, 2024
Visit if you’re bored

Smaller than we hoped but reflective of the admission price. A lot of young biologists working hard to conserve the turtles which is noble. Educating visitors or the tourists looking for something to ...

wagmal | May 23, 2024
Great spot to cool off and educate your little ones!

Family of six. We loved seeing all the animals. More specifically the sea turtles. The playground was also great for the kids to run off some energy. I’d love to see someone donate a sun shade or ...

True World L | May 19, 2024
Large school group of teens?- They handled it very well!

I coordinated a group of almost 50 students to attend the Tybee Marine Center, during a trip to Savannah/Tybee Island. The rising 9th grade group (mix of 2 schools) were very engaged, focused and ...

Yelp® Reviews
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Based on 50 Reviews
Caity F. | May 22, 2024

Our class had such a wonderful time and LOVED learning about the animals and sifting through the sand. Lindsey was AMAZING. She was kind, patient, and so ...

Kim Y. | Oct 23, 2023

I've learned so much from the educators here. You can teach old dogs new tricks! The animals are well cared for, the staff a wealth of information, who ...

Pinarello R. | Sep 22, 2023

We scheduled the turtle talk at the science center in part because of a turtle release the following Saturday. We arrived about an hour early to walk ...

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