The Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor - 207-288-6051

The Jackson Laboratory, founded in 1929, ┬áis an internationally recognized nonprofit genetics research institution with more than 1,500 employees in Maine, California and Connecticut. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. The Laboratory, a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, applies its eight decades of expertise in genetics to increase the understanding and treatment of human disease including cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. 
The Laboratory provides twice-weekly tours from June to September on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Mount Desert Island Biological Lab Tours
Bar Harbor - 207-288-3147

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, located on Route 3 in Salisbury Cove, (watch for the signs) offers bi-weekly tours of the facility and aquarium, Mondays and Wednesdays at 2:00 PM. The tour includes a brief presentation describing the work of the Laboratory and a touch tank demonstration narrated by a naturalist. Have you ever touched live starfish, skates, sharks, sand dollars, anemone, and sea urchins? Come experience this unforgettable tour. Take the Island Explorer bus #1 from the Bar Harbor Village Green.

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