NEWPORT - Our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center is now operating under winter hours. From Labor Day until Memorial Day, the center is open Thursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 4 p.m., and closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The center is also closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. During winter and spring Whale Watch Weeks, we're open daily from 10 am to 4 p.m. unless one of those days falls on Christmas or New Year's.