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Byrd Center Public Tour

  • Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center, Scott Hall, The Ohio State University Columbus Campus 1090 Carmack Rd Columbus, OH 43210 (map)

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd, Columbus, OH 43210.

Each tour lasts approximately one and a half hours and includes:

  • Presentation on the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.

  • Description of the research conducted and brief history of the Center as an OSU institution.

  • Tour of the facility, including a look at field equipment, the ice core freezer, and polar rock repository.

Meet in the Auditorium, Room 240, on the second floor of Scott Hall. You will need to enter Scott Hall through Door #2 (each door is labeled) on the east side of the building and ascend the steps near the statue of Admiral Byrd.