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The Wetlands Institute

Features Animals
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
+1 609-368-1211
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Very pleasant

Very fun and entertaining bring a change of clothes you might get wet only one problem don't plan... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
Angelo L
via mobile
great rainy day activity

If it's a rainy , or cloudy day, and thebeach is not in your plans, take a side trip to the... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Gary B
Alexandria, Virginia
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This nature center features exhibits on local marine life, along with activities like kayaking and dune walks.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247-1424
+1 609-368-1211

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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Very fun and entertaining bring a change of clothes you might get wet only one problem don't plan to go any where after the wetlands the tour guide does lots of talking and explaining

Thank Angelo L
Reviewed April 13, 2017

If it's a rainy , or cloudy day, and thebeach is not in your plans, take a side trip to the Wetlands.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Nice nature conservatory. But like anything with wildlife, the wildlife doesn’t always show up. I’ve visited here several times at different times of the year, this time the only wildlife I saw along the salt marsh trail were tree swallows who were building their nests...More

Thank P F B
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We visited on a Sunday with our 7yo son and infant daughter. Staff could not have been friendlier - lots of great information and wonderful with the children. Smaller "aquarium" than I expected, but a nice range of sealife and the educational exhibits more than...More

Thank caitlinh739
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a great little spot. We love to come by and bird. We walk the little trail and the new boardwalk and love the area!! It is small, but has lots to offer both educational for all or just a little stroll in the...More

Thank JoyceVanPelt
Reviewed September 26, 2016

My sister and I visited TWI in September for the Fall Migration Festival which we found out about from their Facebook page. Although it was a wonderful experience it was very confusing at first to figure out where we needed to go for each activity....More

1  Thank Chris- T
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Want to know about the ecosystem? Learn something while on vacation? Have the kids entertained? This is the place 1) Great for the family 2) Even have a week long summer camp that's perfect for families on vacation (9-2.30 pm each day). They do visits...More

Thank Brion R
Reviewed September 4, 2016

With 7 kids ages 13 and under we needed a rainy day activity. This was perfect! We saw a movie, got to touch some critters that live in the back bays, and walked in the salt marsh (while the rain subsided) with an excellent naturalist....More

Thank dmbbauer
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We love this place!!! (We didn't realize there's a daily schedule. So suggest chech the website before you go. They have great tours.) I visited with my 12 year old son and my mom in an afternoon. We enjoyed the presentations and nature walk. Didn't...More

Thank San20150825
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This is worth the drive, it's about 20 minutes from the boardwalk on Cape May. You can walk the grounds and go out on the catwalks for free, but it's $8 to enter the museum. The museum is beautiful and a very impressive building but...More

Thank mrsblizz
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June 30, 2016|
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Response from asselinc70 | Property representative |
Admission: $8.00 ages 13 and up; $6.00 ages 3-12 Members admitted FREE. Winter Hours – October 10, 2016 through May 21, 2017: Open Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.