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Andre the Seal Statue

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Read the book about Andre the Seal

The book about Andre is both interesting and touching. The statue is in his honor overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Batavia, Illinois
So sweet

We learned the true story of Andre the seal while in Maine. It's an amazing story and we will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cindi O
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Harbor View Drive, Rockport Marine Park, Rockport, ME 04856
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The book about Andre is both interesting and touching. The statue is in his honor overlooking the harbor he loved.

Thank Alan46-Maine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned the true story of Andre the seal while in Maine. It's an amazing story and we will definitely buy the book when we return home. We made a special visit back to the Rockport Marina the day after we did a cruise becuase...More

Thank Cindi O
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The story of Andre the seal was made into a movie years ago. If you are not familiar with the story, it is worth learning about this beloved seal who, for about twenty years, swam every year from Boston Aquarium to summer in Rockport Harbor....More

Thank PSH59
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I read the book and had to go once I found out a statue had been dedicated in the late ‘70’s, with Andre there for the honor. Love the statue, and the park by the harbor is so nice!

Thank legallagher2018
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This was an exciting stop on our Summer road trip! When I found out there was an Andre statue in the town of Rockport I had to bring my family. This was my favorite movie as a kid and it was nice to bring my...More

Thank JAX B
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Was cool to hear the story of Andre. We went on a sail boat and the operator had a book about Andre and told us the story.

Thank pagetoo
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Back story is enjoyable and apparently the movie has been alter red for Hollywood. My wife's father was friends with Andre's owner and she spend considerable time as a young girl playing with the seal. The statue has been rehabbed as there was a large...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Andre is back and more beautiful than ever! After reading his story I had to go see him. A quiet little harbor and park to spend time away from crowds. A nice picnic location too.

Thank OregonNancy
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Yes Pinnipedia (me) loves seals, and this was a must for me to see. I love the movie and story. Worth a visit, although I have read other reviewers state that the statue is currently under construction, but the marina is still worth a visit.

Thank Pinnipedia
Reviewed June 10, 2018

But seriously, my daughter and I visited the statue for the first time yesterday and discovered that the statue is being repaired or refurbished. As you can see by previously posted photos from others, the head of the statue was cracked. The statue is currently...More

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