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Project Puffin Visitor Center

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Address: 311 Main Street, Rockland, ME

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Make sure to stop

Stop and check out the movie about the puffins. Look at the beautiful framed photos of the birds. Make sure you don't miss the suggested donation box (wooden puffin) that you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Stop and check out the movie about the puffins. Look at the beautiful framed photos of the birds. Make sure you don't miss the suggested donation box (wooden puffin) that you put money down its throat. They are well worth a donation.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a fabulous organization and their commitment to puffins truly contagious.the video is well done and appeals to all ages.one cannot leave without becoming a puffin fan !

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An interesting video explains the project and provides information about puffins. This is not a large place and has a smallish gift shop.

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california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place is worth a stop if you are nearby (say, at the Farnsworth). Not much here but a few t-shirts, etc., but the video is good (20 min) and the success of saving the puffins is nice to hear and read about

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Was very disappointed because it was closed! We had looked forward to checking this place out as we had heard about it at the Coastal Children's Museum and one of the docents there had a friend who docents at the Center.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A small centre but the enthusiasm and knowledge of the lady in charge was wonderful. The video of the fight to save the puffins was entertaining and informative and we learned a lot in a very pleasant atmosphere. We did not see live puffins on this trip but the visit to the centre was the next best thing and the... More 

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Frederick, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Although a tiny little museum, the film is well worth the visit. The efforts of the National Audubon Society to restore seabirds, including puffins, to the Maine Coast were well documented and to us, inspirational. We were so inspired by the story that we "adopted" a puffin as a birthday gift for my sister. Our guide was enthusiastic and helped... More 

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Little Deer Isle, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The center was informal and interesting and just the break we needed after walking Main Street...now if those puffins were just a tad closer to shore....

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Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Although I did not get to see real puffins on this trip I certainly learned a lot by visiting the Project Puffin Visitor Center. Plus puffins are really cute

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Hopewell, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The project Puffin Visitor center details the success of the project to repopulate the Maine islands with these birds. The project has experienced a great deal of success and is a shinning example of the good things people can do to help nature return to the true course before man messed things up so badly. I wish we were able... More 

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Address: 311 Main Street, Rockland, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland

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