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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Announces 2009 Public Walking Tour Schedule

Cold Spring Harbor, New York – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) invites the community to a guided walking tour of its historic buildings and botanical landscape. The tour focuses on CSHL’s historic architecture and its Nobel Prize legacy, and provides a peek into the cutting edge scientific research taking place here.  The tour will also cover the indoor and outdoor art works featured on the 117 acre shore-side campus, which was recently designated as a botanical garden by the Public Gardens Association.

Saturday morning tours begin in March and continue through November (see full schedule below).

March 7

June 6

July 25

September 12

March 21

June 13

August 1

September 26

April 4

June 20

August 8

October 10

April 18

June 27

August 15

October 24

May 9

July 11

August 22

November 7

May 23

July 18

August 29

November 21





Reservations are required at least seven days in advance and a minimum of ten participants are required for each tour. There is a non-refundable tour fee of $5.00 per person that can be paid in advance or on arrival. Payment can only be made by cash or check, and checks should be made payable to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

The tours are primarily outdoors and take place regardless of weather conditions. They include areas that include stairs and steep hills and are not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. Tours assemble promptly at 10 a.m. in the Grace Auditorium lobby (the first building on the left as you enter the campus).

CSHL is located at One Bungtown Road in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.   Please call (516) 367-6895 to make your reservation and for additional information.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a private, not-for-profit research and education institution at the forefront of efforts in molecular biology and genetics to generate knowledge that will yield better diagnostics and treatments for cancer, neurological diseases and other major causes of human suffering.  For more information, visit

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