Come and celebrate the 64th anniversary of the Charles Darwin Foundation, at our Open House 2023!

The Charles Darwin Foundation is opening its doors to the community this Friday, 21st of July, from 8:00 to 16:00.
We welcome you to to our Scientific Station and learn firsthand about the work we do for the conservation and sustainable development of Galapagos, home to unique species in the world, but also our home.
This important event takes place annually to commemorate the establishment of the Charles Darwin Foundation, which is celebrating its 64th anniversary this year.

2023 Open House
2023 Open House. Design: Boris Herrera, CDF

At our Open House 2023, you will have the opportunity to explore one of the 2 routes, with 8 stands each, to get up close with the latest advances in scientific research and conservation actions carried out in Galapagos by some of the Foundation's Projects and Programs, such as:

Sea Turtles
Restoration of the Scalesia forest and terrestrial invasive species
Plastic pollution in Galapagos
Philornis downsi
Deep-water system
Galapagos Verde 2050
Land Birds
Open Science

Clubs and volunteer and scholarship programs

Open House Map. Design: Boris Herrera, CDF

We invite you to complete your journey through the stands and have the chance to win amazing prizes!
During the morning, we will welcome educational institutions, and in the afternoon, public, private, and organizational institutions will visit us. The general public can visit us throughout the day. We look forward to seeing you on 21st of July to celebrate 64 years of research for the conservation of Galapagos.
You don't want to miss it!


The mission of the Charles Darwin Foundation and its Research Station is to tackle the greatest threats and challenges to Galapagos through scientific research and conservation action, in order to safeguard one of the world’s most important natural treasures.

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Av. Charles Darwin s/n, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador
(593) 5 2526-146 / 2527-013 Ext 101
Quito Office
Francisco Andrade Marín
E6-122 y Av. Eloy Alfaro
+593 (2) 2 231 174

The ‘Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands’, in French ‘Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association internationale sans but lucratif (AISBL), has its registered office at 54 Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. Trade Registry # 0409.359.103

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