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SERC will be closed to the public on Wednesday, Feb. 20, due to winter weather.

Discover Smithsonian science in your backyard!
Visiting Hours:
Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Feb 23

Tuesday, Feb 26

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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.