Discover the world of science on Solomons Island at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory's third 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 CBL'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, and a scientist selfie station.
Children attending the Open House receive a passport activity, which allows them to earn prizes by learning about science as they navigate through CBL's different labs and experiments. Last year’s Open House was attended by more than 500 people.