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Annual Open House

Come and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Marine Science Center. The Annual Open House is the biggest public event of the year, and affords many opportunities to interact with our faculty, staff, and students. Please stop by to:

  • Lab tours

  • Fieldwork obstacle course

  • Fossil walk

  • Rare lobsters

  • DNA barcoding

  • Guided tidepooling

  • Autonomous underwater robots

  • Experimental research

  • Scientific illustration

  • Military history walk

  • Meet a SCUBA diver

  • Coastsweep cleanup

  • Solar observatory

This is a free, family-friendly event. The rain date is Saturday, October 21st.


In addition to the volunteer shuttle (you will be contacted separately if this applies to you), there will be two shuttles running from main campus to the MSC for NU students. With a limited number of seats, these will be First Come/First Served.

  • Shuttle 1: Departs Chicken Lou's at 9:30am, returns to Chicken Lou's by 1:15pm
  • Shuttle 2: Departs Chicken Lou's at 11:30AM, returns to Chicken Lou's by 3:15pm

If you have any questions, please contact c.mccauley@northeastern.edu.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

Marine Science Center 430 Nahant Road, Nahant, MA 01908

Event Type

Exhibition, Sustainability


COS, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center, College of Science







Sponsoring Organization

Northeastern University Marine Science Center

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