The University of Texas Marine Science Institute's official address is 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, Texas 78373. The main entrance for visitors is located at 855 East Cotter Avenue, Port Aransas, Texas 78373.

Directions from the Ferry to visitor entrance: go straight on Cotter Avenue through both stop lights and the 4-way stop sign towards the beach; UTMSI will be on the left before you get to the beach.

Directions from Padre Island to visitor entrance: take highway 361 to Port Aransas, go straight on South Alister, at 2nd stop light, turn RIGHT on Cotter Avenue, go straight through 4-way stop sign towards the beach; UTMSI will be on the left before you get to the beach.

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Administration
Administration
Deliveries, Administrative and Fiscal Offices, Security

Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK)
Animal Rehabilitation Keep (ARK)
Sea Turtle and Marine Bird Rehabilitation Center

Boat House
Boat House
Boat Maintenance and UTMSI Launch

Campus Cafeteria
Campus Cafeteria

Dormitory A
Dormitory A

Dormitory B
Dormitory B

Dormitory C
Dormitory C

Dormitory D
Dormitory D

Estuarine Research Center
Estuarine Research Center
Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve Headquarters, UTMSI Core Facilities Laboratory, and Resource Center (Library)

Lund House
Lund House
Guest Quarters

Main Laboratory
Main Laboratory, Lyceum,
Scientists’ Offices

Physical Plant Compound
Physical Plant Compound

Marine Science Education Center Marine Science Education Center
Visitor Entrance, Aquaria, Gift Shop, Estuary Explorium, and Auditorium

Pier Laboratory
Pier Laboratory

Scientific Pier
Scientific Pier

R/V Katy Pavilion
R/V Katy Pavilion
Meeting Location for R/V Katy

Student Housing (Wilson Cottages)
Student Housing (Wilson Cottages)

Student Housing (Beach Street)
Student Housing (Beach Street)

Warehouse
Warehouse

Wetlands Education Center
Wetlands Education Center
3.5-acre Outdoor Complex (open to the pubic year-round, see website for guided tours)

Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory (FAML) Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory (FAML)

Center for Coastal Ocean Health and Sustainability
Center for Coastal Ocean Health and Sustainability

 

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