Located in Watermen's Hall, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Gift Shop offers a variety of marine-themed items reflecting research at VIMS and marine life in Chesapeake Bay and the world's oceans. Books, clothing, toys, and many other items for children and adults are available. Proceeds support VIMS’ three-part mission of research, education, and advisory service.
While visiting the Gift Shop, stop by our hands-on Exploration Stations to learn more about the research taking place at VIMS.
Online VIMS Gift Shop
You can now purchase VIMS clothing, glassware, hats, and more by visiting the VIMS Gift Shop Online Shop.
Hours of Service
- Monday through Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4 pm.
- Marine Science Day
- Selected monthly After Hours lectures