NOAA Fisheries Pascagoula Mississippi Laboratories Offers Open House

The NOAA Fisheries Pascagoula Lab will open its doors to the public for the first time, offering a unique opportunity for the public to tour a fisheries lab, a research vessel and learn how research projects conducted here serve the Gulf community and beyond.

Schedule

Parking:

Parking is available for free at the Pascagoula City Garage.  The garage is three stories with 300 parking spots and handicap accessible.

Accessibility and Wheelchair Access:

The main lab has wheelchair access in the front of the building.  For the ship tour, visitors will have to climb several flights of steep, narrow stairs and step through up to 24 inch doorways; unfortunately the ship is not handicap accessible.

List of Activities: This will be a full day of fun with lots of hands-on activities. 

 

Oregon II.jpg

 

Ticketed Events:

Ship Tours 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 

To schedule go to :  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/noaa-ship-pisces-tour-tickets-83243524623.  Continuous departures every 10 min and limited to 15 individuals per tour. For your safety closed toed shoes are required. During the tour visitors will have to climb several flights of steep, narrow stairs and step through up to 24 inch high doorways; unfortunately the ship is not handicap accessible. Due to tight spaces no backpacks, strollers, or large bags will be allowed. It is recommended that you arrive 5 min ahead of your scheduled time. A standby line will be available but subject to potentially long wait times or unavailability. Spaces is limited so reserve your tour now!

Scheduled Events:

Shark Dissection -  11:00; 12:30; 2:00

Weather Balloon Launch - 1:00

 

Media RSVP: 

Reporters must register to attend by emailing karen.mitchell@noaa.gov.

 

Last updated by Southeast Regional Office on 02/06/2020