Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island, the South Bass Island Lighthouse and Aquatic Visitors Center in Put-in-Bay bring hands-on science and education to everyone who visits.
In addition to field trips and guided tours to visitors, Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer. The island campus has also hosted conferences and educational programs for a variety of groups.
Summer Island Tours
Get an inside look at Lake Erie science and history this summer at one of our Put-in-Bay landmark tours.
Aquatic Visitors Center (AVC)
Explore Lake Erie’s rich history and experience science up close at this educational center including aquaria with live fish.History & Tour Information
Gibraltar Island &
Explore the island, including Perry’s Lookout, the glacial grooves and Cooke Castle before learning more about Stone Lab research.History & Tour Information
South Bass Island Lighthouse
Visit the historic lighthouse, which was first lit in 1897, and climb the tower to take in the view.History & Tour Information