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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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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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Beautiful!

Good programs and lots of nature. Bird watching and monarch butterflies. Very informative. Observation deck and naturalists to assist you. Great place to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2015
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Huntington, New York
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Huntington, New York
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Good programs and lots of nature. Bird watching and monarch butterflies. Very informative. Observation deck and naturalists to assist you. Great place to visit.

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roslyn, new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

If you have not already found all the programs and events linked to nature in Cape May ... this is where you will find everything out. It is also a well equipped store for the best binoculars and gifts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Cute area to look around and relax. We enjoyed the gift shop, nature walk and aquariums. Great area to observe the cape.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Nice small place; great gift shop; interest facts about the monarch butterflies migration through Cape May; observation deck; along the canal; nice nature walk; free admission

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We went during the migration time for both birds and monarch butterflies. It was really interesting to see the butterflies going through the stages from caterpillar to butterfly.

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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

A nice little stop for learning a little more about what's flying and swimming around Cape May. It was really nice to finally see what was washing up out of the water!

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

What a fun place, we took our grandkids here this summer. Lots to look at and things to touch. They offer area nature tours. While we were there a "batch" of seahorses just hatched, very cool!

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Ballston Spa, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We went here with my family (5 kids, 8 adults). We missed the attractions because they started at a certain time. The gift shop is pretty affordable and the t-shirts to tie-dye are cute. The best part was the building in the back with the live sea creatures that were caught locally (horse shoe crabs, crabs, fish, etc). There is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

At first the kids thought for sure mom was off her rocker, but in the end they ended having a good time. Nice break from the beach, IF you need one, and a great change of scenery.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If your into bird watching this is the place to go. You will see a varying amount of water fowl and other birds. The guides are there to answer any questions you may have. Go ahead, check this place out.

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