Contact Info

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Laboratory
100 Marine Lab Drive
South Padre Island, Texas 78597
Phone: (956) 761-2644
Fax: (956) 761-2913
Email: coastal@utrgv.edu

  • Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Aquarium and museum open to the public Monday through Friday 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Laboratory is located on South Padre Island in Isla Blanca Park.

Illustration of the location of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Coastal Studies Laboratory 100 Marine Lab Drive South Padre Island, Texas

Follow the one-way loop around the park.  CSL is on the beach side before the second pavilion.