Horn Point Lab Tour

Horn Point Lab Tour 2018-05-29T11:13:07-04:00

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Horn Point Laboratory invites the community to visit the fascinating world of a world–class scientific research laboratory. This 90-minute walking tour is free and open to the public. Learn about the Bay, its health, and the vital role of Horn Point science. Graduate students will give you a behind-the-scenes tour of HPL. You will explore oysters in the Atlantic Coast’s largest hatchery, physical oceanography, coastal resilience, water quality, and more.

When you arrive at Horn Point Laboratory, located at 2020 Horns Point Road in Cambridge, turn onto the campus lane and take the first right to the Coastal Science Building. Park in the lot and enter at visitor reception.

Tours are held every Tuesday at 10am from May 29 through the end of  August. Tours are on foot and best suited for children age 10 and older. Special tours, including those held on Saturday, can be arranged with two weeks notice, depending on availability of tour guides.

For details, contact the outreach coordinator at 410-221-8383 or hpltours@umces.edu.

Horn Point Lab is an environmental research facility of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

For more information or for directions to the lab, go to www.umces.edu.

ADDRESS: 2020 Horn Point Road, Cambridge, MD 21613

Horn Point Lab Tour