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Nashua National Fish Hatchery

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Address: 151 Broad St., Nashua, NH
Phone Number: 603-595-0891
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Interesting Stop along the Way

If you're into wildlife or marine sciences it's a nice little detour if you're in the area. There's not a lot to look at but it's entertaining for what it is. I'll take my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Catherine V
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If you're into wildlife or marine sciences it's a nice little detour if you're in the area. There's not a lot to look at but it's entertaining for what it is. I'll take my granddaughter next time we come Nashua.

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Near Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Friendly staff... knoweldgeable..... a good way to spend an hour or so learning about how we help to sustain wildlife - including catch-and-release game fish.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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7 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Apparently the hatchery is out of the salmon business. The fish runs are canvas'd over and we only found 2 windows into the actual runs. Some fish are in there but there is only 1 main sign and no sign of any employees. Not a very interesting place to visit right now.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Its worth a stop to check it out. I liked seeing the different size fish and love that they stock the local streams. I hope this never ends.

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was interesting to bring the grand kids to show them a 4 foot salmon that would soon be released into the Merrimack. Who knows that this place even exists? Interesting but very quick to view.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We called ahead for a cub scout visit; a guided informative tour as prepared& ready to start on our arrival. the boys joked about a GREAT SPOT togoishing & promised/threatened to return w/ poles, hooks 7 bait . We were all interested in & fascinated by the different stages of the fish on display; from tiny fingerlings to fully grown... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I visited with my young son. The drunken sole employee became annoyed at our presence and said it was not a museum. I explained that I might help him swim with the fish before ripping his head off. He changed his tune and came back with a federal wildlife coloring book for my son. He is lucky he did. Jerk... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We had a great time here with our grandson Finn . Thank you Annabel for the tour we enjoyed learning about the Atlantic Salmon and what you do to protect them in services to others !!! We will be back again with some drawings to share !! Thanks again The Barnabys from Derry NH

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

its a fun morning or afternoon drive to exit 6 in nashua. you can see the little fish and the tanks where they are placed. the rate of which they grow and how they are taken care off. at the end of it you see how big they get.

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nashua
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2009

When I went we just got to look inside one of the domes at the fish inside and there was no tour of any sort--really quick visit.

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