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Andre the Seal Statue

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Address: Harbor View Drive, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856
Phone Number: 207-236-0676
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A Rockport Landmark

Andre was a fixture in Rockport for many years, and he's immortalized in books, a film, and this life-size statue. It's not to be missed, especially if your kids have read "Andre... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It's a statue of a seal. No more, no less. If you like statues of seals, you will love this statue of a seal.

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Rockport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Andre was a fixture in Rockport for many years, and he's immortalized in books, a film, and this life-size statue. It's not to be missed, especially if your kids have read "Andre the Famous Harbor Seal."

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ROCKLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very nice place to visit a part of Rockport history and take in the scenic views and have a chance of seeing some seals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Before seeing this statue honoring Andre the seal "harbormaster" might be a good idea to read up on the true story of Andre the seal. Knowing the story

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The story about Andre the seal is true and a wonderful one. By the time we moved to Rockport, Andre was in seal heaven but the stories continue among the locals, including the family of the children who were "raised" with Andre (now adults of course). Make sure to read the adult and children's story about Andre (available in local... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited the stone statue of Andre the seal while staying in Rockport recently. We were saddened to see that the statue had been damaged and the repair was quite obvious. We enjoyed sitting and watching the sailboats in the harbor at the Marine Park.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Read the cute children's book about Andre the Seal, and maybe even watch the movie. That is why we made a point to stop here to see the statue as we were leaving Rockland and headed to Stonington to catch the mailboat to Isle Au Haut. The Andre status is in a lovely area overlooking the little marina. After reading... More 

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Wells, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice little statue in Rockport Marine park. Unfortunately it is cracked, but is a definite addition to the Rockport Marine Park.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Quite disappointing as the nose was broken off over 1 year ago and was poorly repaired. The statue is just sitting in the middle of nowhere. The port itself was a let down. You are far better off to go about 4 miles down the road to the Camden Port , which often has a live harbor seal that comes... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

At harborside, statue of beloved seal Andre, the main character in a children's book by Lew Dietz with photos by talented Jim Moore, 1960's. Consider reading this book or showing movie to your young kids before visiting.

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