Every visit begins with Marion’s gardens, award winning gardens which surround the parking lot and line the walkway to the main building. You will pass hundreds of native plants, each chosen to attract pollinators. Most of the plants are labeled for your information.
We are open all Winter for self-guided tours of all the Institute’s facilities. In the Summer, we offer complete guided tours, as well as back bay boat rides, paddleboarding, kayaking, live animal interactions, family entertainment and guided beach & dune walks. Visit our events section for more information on schedules.
The Wetlands Institute
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd.
Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
Phone:(609) 368-1211 Fax: (609) 368-3871
Admission: $8.00 ages 13 and up; $6.00 ages 3-12
Members admitted FREE.
Tidepool Museum Shop specializing in nature books, gifts and clothing.
Bike racks, picnic and rest areas
Public Building Handicap Accessible
From Philadelphia: Atlantic City Expressway to Exit 7 South (Garden State Parkway). Parkway South to Exit #10B (left lane) for Stone Harbor. Institute is 2.5 miles on right.
From North Jersey: Garden State Parkway south to Exit #10B, to Route 657 east to Stone Harbor.
From Wilmington: Delaware Memorial Bridge to Rt. 40, to Rt. 55 south, to Rt. 47, to Rt. 657 east to Stone Harbor
From Eastern Shore: Lewes, Delaware Ferry to Cape May, to Garden State Parkway north, to Exit #10B, to Rt. 657 east to Stone Harbor