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Project Puffin Visitor Center

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Address: 311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
Phone Number: +1 207-596-5566
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If interested in Puffin or other offshore tours, stop here first for education

Small little center, full of information. Lady that was attending the place when we were there was very pleasant, very helpful. Various exhibits of not just puffin, but other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Craig W
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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small little center, full of information. Lady that was attending the place when we were there was very pleasant, very helpful. Various exhibits of not just puffin, but other wildlife of the general area. 20 Minute film is worth it, especially if you are interested in puffin or going on a cruise. In a short time tells the plight of... More 

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Allendale, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful short video about the demise and reintroduction of Puffins. We learned a lot and really enjoyed our visit and would consider this a very worthwhile stop if you are in the area.

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Berkshires, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Who does not love a puffin?! Well, do your prt to love them in a real way - help support this project which is reintroducing puffins along the Maine coast. Informative video, gorgeous photographs and paintings of the adorable creatures. Learned that they actually summer along the coast, but winter out to sea, floating along. The puffins need your help;... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A complete exhibit on Puffins. A burrow that you can go in to see how they nest, maps of their territory and lots of information. Did you know that Puffins spend the winter at sea? They only come ashore to nest and raise their young

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. They have done an amazing effort and really accomplished saving the Puffins on the Maine Coast. I support their worthy cause. Thank you.

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Thank Leslie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cute little place loaded with tons of information. Nice little gift shop. Prices were great too. Very helpful and friendly staff. My daughter loved it.

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Thank Jennifer J
Savannah, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Learn all about the wonderful puffins. What are they, were they live, how they raise their babies, etc. The puffins are making a great comeback thanks to the help they are getting. Learn about it. Only takes about 1/2 hour.

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Kingwood, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Every time we went by it was always closed. Just wanted some more info on where to go and things to do.

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Susie M, Manager at Project Puffin Visitor Center, responded to this review

We are open Wed-Sun in May from 10-5 and daily June-October from 10-5 and our hours are posted on the door and on our website. The Project Puffin Visitor Center has information about Audubon's seabird restoration project and puffin watching trips, however information about local attractions is found at the regional visitor center, which can be found on Park Street. More 

East Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We got there at the end of the day, so we didn't get to hear any of the talks about their project. The gentleman who was at the gift shop did tell us about their project to restore puffins along the rugged coastline. They had a live CAM running to see the puffins, but no birds were in the area... More 

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Thank Ellie V
Any City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Took granddaughters age 6 and 9 to one of their free puffin children's programs. The hour long session was led by a knowledgable wildlife intern. It was active, interesting, and informative. Class was well attended and both the kids and the adults learned much about puffins. There was no charge for the program, but donations to their effort are recommended.... More 

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Susie M, Manager at Project Puffin Visitor Center, responded to this review

So glad you and your granddaughters enjoyed visiting the puffin center and was able to participate in our free children's programming! More 

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