Ranked #6 of 9 Zoos & Aquariums in Cape Cod
Founded in 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human...
Founded in 1888, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery and improving the human condition through research and education in biology, biomedicine, and environmental science. Learn more about the Marine Biological Laboratory by visiting the newly renovated Pierce Exhibit Center at 100 Water Street open from April - October. The Center is named in memory of Robert W. Pierce, a former Trustee of the Laboratory who enjoyed sharing the MBL story with his many friends and colleagues. Public tours are available from late June - Labor Day Monday through Friday at 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling our tour reservation line which can be found on our website under the PUBLIC link. Off-season tours (September - early June) for school groups or other large types of groups are available. Reservations are required. Please call for more information.