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Free Public Tours of Scripps Oceanography
Event Status: Updated
Modified Date: 5/1/2014
Start Date: 6/27/2014
End Date: 6/27/2014
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: Free Public Tours of Scripps Oceanography
Other Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography 8622 Kennel Way 90237
Event Category: Outings and Excursions
Sponsor: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Open to Public: YES
Admission Cost: Free
Other Fee Desc: 0
Contact Name: Brandi Bangle
Contact Phone: (858) 534-2827 Ext.
Contact Email: bbangle@ucsd.edu
Description: Interested in exploring Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla? Founded in 1903, Scripps is one of the oldest and most prestigious marine and earth sciences research institutions in the world and is affiliated with UC San Diego. The Scripps mission is to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment. Learn more about the research and discovery under way at Scripps Oceanography by joining a free, one-hour, outdoor walking tour offered from 12 noon - 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of every month (excluding UC San Diego holidays). View several buildings of historical significance and step foot on the 1,090-foot-long Scripps Pier, an active, working research pier that is otherwise closed to the public. Tours are outdoors only and do not go inside research labs. Tours are free, but registration is required. A map and tour details will be sent with registration confirmation. Street parking only. Parking in the Scripps parking lots is by permit only. Register online at: http://scrippsoceanography.eventbrite.com
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