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 537 Reviews
crystalp82705 | Mar 31, 2024
Turtle Talk

We really enjoyed the turtle talk! It was very informative and we learned a lot. Admission to the Marine center is included when you book the talk, so this was well worth it. All the staff was ...

Companion30887445581 | Mar 19, 2024
Sea Turtle experience

Facility is beautiful and the staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Recommend participating in one of their experiences for a little more cost. Well worth it. Our Sea Turtle talk was very ...

Martha C | Feb 18, 2024
Celebrating Family Time

Hannah did such a nice job guiding my family in their quest for shark teeth. She's knowledgeable and explains thoroughly. We learned a lot and thank her. We give this tour *****. ...

Yelp® Reviews
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Based on 49 Reviews
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 ...

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! ...

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