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Tybee Island Marine Science Center

1509 Strand Ave., Tybee Island, GA 31328

Located in Tybee Island: Savannah's Beach

Coastal Georgia Marine Science Center
Nature Centers
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
ColumbiaMDPercolate | Aug 22, 2019
“Tiny but very informative”

It's a little hard to find but well worth stopping in before hitting the beach. Their displays about sea turtles, and other animals of the ocean are quite informative and staff are eager to tell you...

amydM6861VL | Aug 19, 2019
“Must Do!”

My son and I signed up for the Turtle Talk, Sift and Seine and the Marsh Trek. We also went through the aquarium and saw all the different kinds of marine life there. I really recommend the Sift and...

GAIL D | Aug 12, 2019
“Nice marine center, great staff”

Make the most of your visit here and schedule one of their programs ahead of time. Most are meant for older children (6+), but my nearly 4 year old was captivated by the sea turtle program because of...

Yelp® Reviews
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Kylee P. | Jul 4, 2019

Such a lovely little gem of a location out in Tybee. I am from North Georgia, but I frequent South Georgia and am considering moving there, so I was...

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....

Sarah C. | Jun 7, 2019

This is incredibly tiny. IN-CRED-IBLY. If your child is over 7 yrs old I wouldn't bother. It took us 15 minutes tops to see everything. There are a few...

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