Yes, please click here for more information about our monthly tours.
No swimming is allowed under any circumstances. Students are allowed to wade into the water up to their ankles, but no further.
Nahant Beach is open to the public year-round. Note that there is a fee to park there at certain times of the year.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions pertaining to prospective student visits.
We allow job shadowing on occasion for students interested in learning more about the marine science field. Please contact Val Perini at email@example.com for more information.
Though the MSC does not take on regular coastal health and advocacy volunteers; many local groups have volunteer needs.
Parents of children enrolled in field trip outreach programs are invited to join their children on campus.
All checks should be made out to Northeastern University. Checks made to Marine Science Center, Outreach Program, etc. cannot be accepted.
If running late for a K-12 program, please call the front desk at 781.581.7370, x0.
Parking spaces are located on the right side of field, on the side of the property closest to the main building.
All college classes that want to visit must obtain permission from the Laboratory Manager, and must complete all required paperwork prior to the visit. First-time visitors will require additional training and approval from the Laboratory Manager.
During off-hours, the gate to the MSC is locked. For weekend visits (granted only with advance permission), the Laboratory Manager will arrange for someone to let visitors in.
All participants, including professors and group leaders, must sign release forms.
Groups cannot collect seawater or life without prior permission.
No, weddings and birthday parties are not permitted on MSC campus.
Companies and universities are permitted to host educational events in the bunker room with approval from the Laboratory Manager. Fill out the contact form and use the “notes” section to describe the event. We are unable to reserve space more than three months in advance.
Outdoor group events are only permissible for internal Northeastern University groups.