The Jackson Laboratory - Bar Harbor, ME

The Jackson Laboratory Public Tour Program

Interested in learning more about cutting edge scientific research that is happening in your own backyard? Have you ever wondered what type of research is being done at the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Bar Harbor, Maine? Come join us for a personal tour of the Jackson Laboratory to learn more about our research in cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and more.

What to expect on a visit to JAX?

You will be guided by two of our researchers who collaborate every day with our world-class scientists. The tour will provide a general introduction to the Laboratory's mission, history and research. Tours are 60 minutes long and have a maximum capacity of 15 people.

Spots fill up quickly so early registration is advised. Pre-registration is required. Participants must be 12 years of age or older.  

Questions about visiting our Bar Harbor or Farmington campuses?
Please email us at and someone will happily assist you.