Dive Deep into the Science of Lake Tahoe!

When you visit the Science Center, you learn the latest findings from the world-class UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center (TERC), a global leader in research on Lakes.

Ready to explore? We are excited to welcome you to the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center!

Dive into Lake Tahoe's only science center. Tours of the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center are approximately one hour long for curious visitors to enjoy hands-on activities, learn about the lake ecosystem and why it's changing, and find out how you can help keep Tahoe blue. Tours are customized based on your group's areas of interest. We will answer questions such as 

  • How Lake Tahoe was formed?
  • Why is it so blue?
  • Who lives in Lake Tahoe?
  • How is Lake Tahoe changing?

Discover the world-class research conducted at Lake Tahoe by stepping aboard the UC Davis research vessel. Visit the different aquatic species that live in Lake Tahoe. View the award-winning 3D film Lake Tahoe in Depth. Curious to learn more?

Duration: 60 minutes

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Ticket Prices: From $5.00 to $25.00

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Cancellations must be completed 48 hours prior to scheduled activity unless otherwise indicated. All refunds will be charged a 10% processing fee on the order total.

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