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Project Puffin Visitor Center

311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5566
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Thanks for reintroducing puffins along our Maine coast

While visiting Rockland, my wife and I found the Project Puffin Center on Main Street to be both... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cknoxarwc
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North Hampton, New Hampshire
Educational and Very Kid Friendly

We stopped in for a quick visit after doing their puffin boat tour to Eastern Egg Rock from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian K
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Average6%
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“gift shop” (24 reviews)
“puffin cruise” (6 reviews)
“small place” (6 reviews)
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311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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+1 207-596-5566
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Reviewed yesterday

While visiting Rockland, my wife and I found the Project Puffin Center on Main Street to be both interesting and worthwhile. We learned a lot about this puffin reintroduction project on Maine islands from an excellent video at the center. Also, the attendant was very...More

Thank cknoxarwc
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in for a quick visit after doing their puffin boat tour to Eastern Egg Rock from Boothbay. A very educational and kid-friendly stop where you can see a film about the project every hour and learn how to identify puffins and their eggs...More

Thank Brian K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an interesting stop because I had just come from a Puffin boat trip the previous day. I had never heard of Puffins until this trip so it was a great experience to learn about the rehabilitation project. The boat tour told us about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though recently nearly absent from Maine, through dedication and hard work, these darling birds were successfully brought back to Maine. Great video explaining the project! Wonderful little gift shop and learning/playing spots for kids.

Thank karenronhoge
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This was a great education center about this project. I found it very informative, the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly, answering all of my questions. I did not feel pressured in any way to financially support the project. This would be great for families...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

some interactive stuff, movie, its for a good cause, see the puffins live without a boat ride. we bought some of our fav souvenirs here and the money went to a great cause. We probably spent about 30mins in here

Thank jenniferbE1357TB
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Living here - we can miss things. Visiting family wanted to go in and found a wonderful spot - very educational.

Thank mahlon h
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this because we stayed for the video. Definitely worth doing, and is free unless you want to give a donation.

Thank gladebaba
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

This teeny-tiny place will open your eyes to the plight of seabirds along the Maine coast. There is a little shop at the entrance, then a small back room with the educational stuff. There are things for the kids to play with and enough to...More

Thank Jacky W
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We enjoyed learning about the Puffin Project and about puffins in general. There is a gift shop, films to watch and a live puffin-cam! The staff were friendly and informative. This is a good place to go if you are looking for information about puffin...More

Thank 381ivad
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larabe
January 2, 2015|
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Response from Elise L | Reviewed this property |
The Project Puffins Center doesn't have live puffins. The puffins nest on offshore islands and can only be seen by boat. There are a number of puffin cruises - we did one from Boothbay Harbor, but there are cruises from... More
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