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Project Oceanology

Address: 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
Phone Number: 860 445-9007
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Ranked #6 of 17 Attractions in Groton
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We arranged a classroom lab session for an adult group. The instructors were wonderful, leading us through a hands-on learning experience, related to the marine life found in Long Island Sound. It was fun, educational and informative.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The tour allowed passengers of all ages to be involved in research. There was no pressure to be hands-on, but plenty of opportunity. Specimens were brought aboard and information was given about each. A squid was dissected and the kids got to wear squid ink smiley faces.

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Lakeville, CT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

On a recent family trip we were torn between two boating activities, in the end we tried Project O and we could not have been happier. It was a super fun and informative cruise where we didn't just sit back and watch things happen, we actively participated. Everyone loved it, the young kids and the adults. Best of all it's... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

My husband and I received did the seal watch cruise through Project Oceanology the last week of March. It was great! Reservations are required and you have to provide a credit card to book the reservation. You are not charged until the day of. You can cancel with 48 hours notice. Project Oceanology is actually inside the UCONN Groton campus.... More 

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