Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Annual Open House

Saturday, September 7th

from 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Save the date! The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory will be hosting its fourth annual Open House on Solomons Island on Saturday, September 7. from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Stay tuned - Additional details will be posted as the event approaches. 

To help us plan for this event, please REGISTER TO ATTEND


Discover the world of science on Solomons Island at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's annual Open House! This free, public event provides a "behind-the-scenes" view of exciting research and features demonstrations and exhibits for all ages.

The Chesapeake Biological Laboratory is located on Solomons Island at 146 Williams Street, Solomons MD 20688. View a map

This exciting event provides a "behind-the-scenes" view of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's research activities and is the only time during the year the labs are open to the public. Exhibits and hands-on activities include an aquatic animal touch tank, liquid nitrogen chemistry demonstrations, dockside tours of the research vessel Rachel Carson, piloting an underwater robot, a scientist selfie station, and much more!  

Children attending the Open House will receive a passport activity, which allows the first 500 participants to earn prizes by learning about science as they navigate through the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's different laboratory's. The first 500 adults to visit the registration tent will recieve a free Chesapeake Biological Laboratory bag!