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The Wetlands Institute

Features Animals
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
+1 609-368-1211
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We checked out this place briefly on our way out of town. It definitely merits a return visit to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
Fun afternoon

Great little museum highlighting the Jersey Shore. Nice layout, interesting displays, good little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Moorestown, New Jersey
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This nature center features exhibits on local marine life, along with activities like kayaking and dune walks.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
+1 609-368-1211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked out this place briefly on our way out of town. It definitely merits a return visit to take in the exhibits and walk on the trails. The desk attendant was real helpful explaining the history and mission of the place. This is a...More

Thank Piccadilly8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little museum highlighting the Jersey Shore. Nice layout, interesting displays, good little film. Started out on nature walk but quit halfway in due to extreme heat & sun. Would definitely return for that as it was very interesting.

Thank bader62016
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great nature center. Lots to see and learn about. Beautiful, scenic location. The migration festival was packed with live animal programs. The kids really enjoyed it.

Thank chrispolera
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome activities. Kid-friendly. Live animals presented by wildlife rehabilitation volunteers and park staff. Amphibian was a visitor from Australia, a Blue Tongue Skink, and the tiny owl was a Screech Owl.

Thank Alice G
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The crew made this trip! Lots of fun jokes AND great ability to identify the birds, share info about the area, and impress with scientific knowledge. We were called the day ahead with some extra location info - not necessary but so nice of the...More

Thank quietfamily1
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Unique window onto the beauty and importance of the wetlands. Tremendous learning opportunity, excellent movies, guides ( indoor and out), with small aquarium and octopus

Thank James D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our group of five (including a 4 1/2 year old) visited the Wetlands on a cloudy day with rain expected. First we saw a short movie (which could be updated to include more recent information perhaps) as well as a brief introduction by a guide....More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We saw "catch of the day" where the guides ran a net through the shallows and explained what they caught. We also spent time in the observatory and aquarium. It was great, and The families we saw all seemed to be having a great time!

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Wetlands Institute has a daily schedule with including an informative film and aquarium feedings. All the staff was pleasant and knowledgeable. It was a great way to spend time on a rainy day.

Thank EastCoast95
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Our guide Hannah was very knowledgeable and talented get things we didn't know about spiders and bat houses and how cool they are. Habitats and invasive species were so interesting to hear about. Let bed it!

Thank Liz M
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30 June 2016|
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Response from asselinc70 | Property representative |
Admission: $8.00 ages 13 and up; $6.00 ages 3-12 Members admitted FREE. Winter Hours – October 10, 2016 through May 21, 2017: Open Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.