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Marine Biology Tour
      Marine Biology Tour

    The tour, led by marine biologist Dr. Sid Steffins, allows participants the opportunity to learn more about the marine life living in Galveston Bay. The tour also visits birding sites to see indigenous shore bird species and birds of passage in all their variety.

    Location: Tour departs from Texas Seaport Museum, 2200 Harborside Drive
    Time: Tours last 1.5 hours.

    Physical tickets will not be issued for this event. Please check in at event entrance on the day of the event for admission. Tickets are non-refundable.


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    Adult - $15
    Youth (ages 6-18) - $12
    Child (5-under) - Free
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    “The Marine Biology Tour provides participants with a hands-on opportunity to observe dolphins and other species in their natural habitat, trawl for and handle marine organisms, study plankton through microscopic lens, and explore Galveston Bay’s rich history.” says Texas Seaport Museum’s Assistant Director, John Schaumburg. “Our marine biologist will be on board to answer questions and assist in these studies.”

    Located in the historic port of Galveston, the Texas Seaport Museum is home to the 1877 ELISSA and also tells the story of a rich legacy of seaborne commerce and immigration. Look for ancestors with a one-of-a-kind computer database containing the names of more than 133,000 immigrants who entered the United States through Galveston, "'The Ellis Island of the West"'. Join the Museum's staff and volunteers as they bring the past to life through special exhibits and educational programs.


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