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About the Tyson Research Center


The physical facilities include a central administrative office with a lecture room, graduate student offices, computer lab and kitchen. Water, electricity, telephone and email are available. The Laboratory building houses ample space for analyzing data, sorting samples, microscopic work and other general laboratory activities. The site also has 52 former ammunition bunkers which have been converted for storage and research use.

Learn more about our Living Learning Center.

In May of 2013, the Headquarters building was re-opened following a complete renovation. Please click here to see pictures.

In fall of 2013, a brand new ~4000 square foot lab building opened. Please click here to see pictures.

In Summer of 2014, the Tyson Research Garden was completed adjacent to the new lab building. Please click here for more information.

Tyson has a telescope and observatory managed by the Washington University Physics Department.

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phone: (314)-935-8430
fax: (314)-935-8433
6750 Tyson Valley Road
Eureka MO 63025