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Visiting Hours:
Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Apr 16

Saturday, May 18

  • SERC Science Saturday
    Science Saturday

    Learn about the secret lives of plants.

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Join us for explorations of SERC research with our Science Saturdays.Bring the family for a day of hands-on activities alongside Smithsonian scientists! 

    Pre-registration Required
    10:00AM - 1:00PM

Tuesday, May 21

Tuesday, Jun 18

SERC 50 Anniversary Icon

50 Years of Discovery 

For half a century, SERC scientists have taken on environmental issues on Chesapeake Bay and around the world and uncovered new ways to protect the planet.  Learn more about SERC’s history and discoveries.