Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Visitor Center Hours
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily
Closed Thanksgiving Day and the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours may change due to special events.
The Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary is open daily, dawn to dusk
Admission is free. We appreciate donations and member support to help grow and develop Visitor Center experiences.
Welcome to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. You'll find us nestled in Sapsucker Woods just outside Ithaca, New York. We invite you to visit and discover all that our Visitor Center has to offer here at the Imogene Powers Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity.
Holiday Visitor Center Hours:
On Friday, December 23, the Visitor Center will have extended hours, 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. for last-minute shopping at Wild Birds Unlimited.
The Visitor Center will then be closed for Cornell's winter break, beginning December 24, 2016 through January 2, 2017.
From December 19 to 23, and January 3 to 6, we will not be running movies in our auditorium while parts of the Visitor Center are getting a new paint job.
Monday Night Seminar
Take a tour of the Lab!
Take a tour or trail walk with us! Behind the scenes building tours and guided bird walks take place throughout the week. Click here for more information
Monday Night Seminar:
December 5, 7:30 p.m.
Peter Marra of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center talks about his new book Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.