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

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 21

Saturday, Jun 1

  • SERC Public Tour

    Experience an insider's view of SERC!

    Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Welcome to the world of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, doing science in your backyard!

    Pre-registration Required
    Yes
    1:00PM - 3:00PM

Tuesday, Jun 18

Wednesday, Jun 19

  • SERC Public Tour

    Experience an insider's view of SERC!

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Event Location
    Reed Education Center

    Welcome to the world of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, doing science in your backyard.

    Pre-registration Required
    Yes
    1:00PM - 3:00PM
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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.