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Project Puffin Visitor Center

311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5566
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Informative, Educational, Interesting

This was a great education center about this project. I found it very informative, the staff was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denise M
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Massachusetts
Great little Outing w/the kids

some interactive stuff, movie, its for a good cause, see the puffins live without a boat ride. we... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
jenniferbE1357TB
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Damascus, Maryland
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“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“puffin cruise” (6 reviews)
“maine coast” (14 reviews)
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311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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+1 207-596-5566
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great education center about this project. I found it very informative, the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly, answering all of my questions. I did not feel pressured in any way to financially support the project. This would be great for families...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

some interactive stuff, movie, its for a good cause, see the puffins live without a boat ride. we bought some of our fav souvenirs here and the money went to a great cause. We probably spent about 30mins in here

Thank jenniferbE1357TB
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Living here - we can miss things. Visiting family wanted to go in and found a wonderful spot - very educational.

Thank mahlon h
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this because we stayed for the video. Definitely worth doing, and is free unless you want to give a donation.

Thank gladebaba
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This teeny-tiny place will open your eyes to the plight of seabirds along the Maine coast. There is a little shop at the entrance, then a small back room with the educational stuff. There are things for the kids to play with and enough to...More

Thank Jacky W
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We enjoyed learning about the Puffin Project and about puffins in general. There is a gift shop, films to watch and a live puffin-cam! The staff were friendly and informative. This is a good place to go if you are looking for information about puffin...More

Thank 381ivad
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

While visiting Rockland, be sure to stop at the Puffin Visitor Center. The staff is courteous and able to answer any questions you may have concerning one of the world's cutest birds.

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A short informative film is provided regarding the restoration of Puffins as well as other birds. It is free although donations is encouraged. They have a hidden area for young kids to view the film.

Thank Marty D
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed stopping in this visitor center to enjoy the films about the puffins and their plight. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. A great place to get info and support the cause for increasing their population on the Maine coast. Worth your time while...More

Thank srgauger
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This little information center gives a lot of information on the plight of the puffins. Highly recommend.

Thank maria20258
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larabe
3 January 2015|
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Response from Elise L | Reviewed this property |
The Project Puffins Center doesn't have live puffins. The puffins nest on offshore islands and can only be seen by boat. There are a number of puffin cruises - we did one from Boothbay Harbor, but there are cruises from... More
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