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Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Address: 130 Great Bay Boulevard, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
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Small but excellent exhibit

A very kid friendly, hands on exhibit, with excellent, friendly staff to answer questions. Excellent descriptions of what an estuary is, and why it is important to the health of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2013
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Little Silver, New Jersey
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Little Silver, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

A very kid friendly, hands on exhibit, with excellent, friendly staff to answer questions. Excellent descriptions of what an estuary is, and why it is important to the health of the environment.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

after trudging through the seaport and being disappointed i came to this on thier top floor. I was very impressed at quality of the installation and the information. Who ever is incharge of this place should take over the rest of the seaport. It was obvious that these exhibits were professionally made and developed whereas the Seaports exhibits looked like... More 

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Jersey shore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Part of the whole Tuckerton Seaport experience, this third floor exhibit tells of efforts to understand and maintain the unique Jersey shore estuaries, barrier islands, and inland rivers that are special to the Pinelands.

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

A large part of this museum is regarding the effects of the sea on the local area, and history of the area. A two level museum, elevator access if I correctly recall. It is kept up well. The tour is self guided, but there are many signs, etc. along the way. Within the sea village.

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Toms River
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2008

Don't be put off by the name. This is a great place for the family to visit for one of their many programs. I caught the one they do on seals. I didn't know there are four varieties that visit New Jersey, some more than others. Beyond that they told me where I most likely would find them in the... More 

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