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Andre the Seal Statue

Harbor View Drive, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Rockport
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Schenectady, NY
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's a statue in a small park with a few benches and a view of the small harbor. But, it's Andre the Seal! Stop if you're going past town. Pose with the statue. Enjoy the view. Don't get in the way of the locals. Move on.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was a fun little treat to stumble upon while taking photos of the harbor. This statue was carved sometime in the mid 1970s I believe… and although he's had a little facelift he is still charming!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After seeing the movie countless times, we felt it was almost a spiritual adventure. Sit on the benches and watch fisherman unload their catches at the docks. Stop in the harbor master building and buy a postcard. Washrooms at harbor master building. A truck that sells food was parked there at lunchtime. Wonderful experience!

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

cute little park with Andre the Seal statue, nice views of the harbor, interesting historic features in the park, old furnaces being restored from the late 1800s. grab a coffee and sit in the park overlooking the small boats in the harbor, very quiet and relaxing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I grew up in MAINE, and remember stories of Andre the seal. the movie is worth checking out also, before you go. That harbor is so pretty and so Maine. Then to get my photo with Andre,his statue is right at the landing, and he is the honary Harbormaster of Rockport Harbor... love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Read the story or view it on DVD of Andre the Seal as it is very moving and very appropriate for children. The statue is very nice and was actually unveiled by Andre himself...Hint: find out how. The statue is on the marina floor in Rockport Harbor where boats and kayaks can be launched. We kayaked out to Curtis Lighthouse.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was the highlight of my trip. Andre is one of my favorite movies. Its was worth the 25 hour drive!

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Interesting little statue at Rockport Harbor that families will enjoy viewing and then later reading the book about Andre.

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Milford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Wendy wanted to see Andre's statue ! and had told me this about a year ago, so when I found out that she was going to be in Milford, NH for the weekend I planed a trip to Rockport, Me for her to meet Andre ! .

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My sister and I grew up watching Andre perform in Rockport Harbor. After he passed this became an annual stop. We have pictures of my sister and I at the statue throughout the years. In addition to visiting the statue the view from Rockport Harbor is beautiful and much quieter than Camden or Rockland Harbor. Nice place for a picnic

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