[PAST EVENT] VIMS Public Tour
LocationVIMS - Watermen's Hall, Visitors Center
1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062Map this location
Access & Features
- Open to the public
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 August 30, we will be visiting the Disease Ecology lab and the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection. In the ichthyology collection, you'll view preserved fishes collected from the freshwaters of Virginia to the deep sea. In the Disease Ecology lab, you'll learn about VIMS' research on the parasites and diseases that affect blue crabs, lobsters, and other crustacean's.
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.
VIMS Outreach, firstname.lastname@example.org, 804-684-7061