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2024 IMET Open House

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what happens in that unusual building with the tent-like roof at the Inner Harbor? Science happens The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) opens its doors for a free Open House on Saturday, May 4, 1-4 p.m. Enjoy hands-on science activities for kids of all ages, meet our scientists, and discover important marine research happening throughout the harbor and the Chesapeake Bay!

  • Check out the fish and crabs in a behind-the-scenes tour of our Aquaculture Research Center.
  • Witness the collision of theater and science with mesmerizing performances by our artist-in-residence.
  • Discover the hidden wonders of the harbor as you explore marine life through powerful microscopes.
  • Unveil the secrets of DNA with hands-on experience using research tools like microscopes and pipettes.
  • Meet our marine biologists, the heroes of our local marine discoveries


Marine life.


Location: Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) – 701 East Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202


May 4
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm