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Whitney Laboratory offers scheduled tours to the public. The two available tours are the Whitney Laboratory Public Tour and the Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab Tour. Click on the tour date you are interested in to learn more.

Whitney Laboratory Public Tour

Have you ever wondered…

  • What goes on behind the scenes of the Whitney Lab?
  • How scientists discover the clues to understand evolution?
  • How we’re helping restore the local oyster population?
  • What a DNA sequencer looks like?

These answers and more will be unveiled during this tour. The cost is $20 per person. Ages 12 and up, please. To register, call 904-461-4015 or email

Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab Tour

The Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab is now offering tours on the second and fourth Thursday of the month and second Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. Tours are $15 per person, and reservations are required. There is a limit of 10 people per tour. To make a reservation, email

Upcoming Tours

Oct 21

Whitney Lab Public Tour Program

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT