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Nature Center of Cape May

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Address: 1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone Number: 609-898-8848
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Located on the Harbor in Cape May City, this learning center and exhibit...
Located on the Harbor in Cape May City, this learning center and exhibit aquaria is dedicated to providing environmental education for people of all ages.
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Very nice store, in the middle of a prime Cape May birding area.

If you are into nature or love wildlife and birding, you will enjoy this store. They feed birds just outside the windows, so it is a lovely nature viewing place to visit as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Schnecksvill, PA
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Schnecksvill, PA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

If you are into nature or love wildlife and birding, you will enjoy this store. They feed birds just outside the windows, so it is a lovely nature viewing place to visit as well. It is small, but a very nice store.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Whether you're an Armchair Ecologist, part-time Environmentalist, Bird-Watcher hobbyist or a true Naturalist; there's stuff here for the young, old and intermediate.

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Kennett Square, PA USA
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123 reviews 123 reviews
12 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is our first stop when we arrive in Cape May. It is always fun to browse through the shop and talk with the people working there. They are very knowledgeable about the birds that migrate through Cape May and always let us know about recent sightings.

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philadelphia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Loved taking the paths through the marshlands. It was wonderful to be able to see the birds in their natural habitat. Even in winter there are a lot of birds to see.

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cape may
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great knowledgeable staff that really cares about learning. I have been many times - my kids love to pull the seine net. Its a nice place to relax and let the kids work at crafts and fun learning activities. Highly recommended.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a nice little nature center near the harbor of Cape May. It is inviting to families with a "touch area," books, and a viewing area on the rooftop. The center also has activities and events for the public.

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Philadelphia, PA
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172 reviews 172 reviews
8 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Keep in mind that there are two Audubon locations in Cape May, one in the Harbor which is the Nature Center - it's closed during the winter except sometimes for the first weekend of the month when they sell bird seed; and the other in Cape May Point which is toward sunset beach. Both have stores and wonderfully helpful staff... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I was surprised at the unbeatable selection and prices of birding binoculars! The bird guise selection is unparalleled.

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Columbus, Indiana
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106 reviews 106 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The girls that are there to help name the birds are very helpful and knowledgeable. It made our experience much better. There were many Audubon people there with their cameras and telescopes.

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
8 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited with the grandchildren to introduce them to this walk through park and observe nature. There are many things to see, birds, plants, and other things at all scales of you know where to look and take the time. Very convenient boardwalk type access which is maintained well. The museum is adjacent as well as if you go the right... More 

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