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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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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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A walk around a nice boardwalk

A nature center area with bathrooms and some signs to tell you about the birds you will see. (also the lighthouse is there and the beach) Some short boardwalk walks and some long... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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North, nj
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A nature center area with bathrooms and some signs to tell you about the birds you will see. (also the lighthouse is there and the beach) Some short boardwalk walks and some long walks too. The beach is just over the sand hill and you can wander around as much as you want. Bring a picnic lunch (also tables and... More 

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Schnecksvill, PA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
35 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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
5 helpful votes 5 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
11 helpful votes 11 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
75 helpful votes 75 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 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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