[PAST EVENT] VIMS Public Tour  

July 30, 2019
10am - 12pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Visitors Center
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
Access & Features
  • Open to the public
aerial view of VIMS

Join us for a tour of VIMS! During this 2-hour guided tour you will receive an overview of VIMS, a guided tour of our Visitors Center, and you will visit two of our research laboratories where you will talk with our scientists. On July 30, our theme is oysters!  We will be visiting our Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center, or the Oyster Hatchery as we call it, where researchers study oyster genetics with the goal of producing the perfect dinner-table oyster. We will also visit the Shellfish Pathology lab, where our scientists investigate the diseases that affect our local shellfish.  

Tours of VIMS are designed for adults. Children must be at least 9 years old to attend. Space is limited and registration must be completed at least two days in advance. 

Registration for this event is closed. Please join us for one of our other public tours this summer. 


VIMS Outreach, programs@vims.edu, 804-684-7061

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