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The George B. Dorr Museum features dioramas of coastal Maine wildlife and a tide pool tank that houses a variety of live sea stars, hermit crabs, snails and other marine creatures for visitors to touch and observe. Our exhibits showcase work by...more
105 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1136
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Great natural history exhibits, very professionally executed. Learned a lot about the area. Hands-on exhibits (can touch all the pelts, sea creatures, etc.) were fun for adults as well as kids. Friendly, helpful staff (run by college students).
This place lets you touch everything!! All kinds of mammals even baby seal. It’s run by college kids that are really into it.. its right off the road at the college of the Atlantic. It’s the first building on the left off the road. You...More
Our family went to the museum to kill time before dinner one day. It's a small museum but it's informative. My daughter enjoyed seeing the creatures in the tank (they were resting at the time so she wasn't able to hold them) and getting to...More
Wonderful visit with the kids we spent nearly two hours going through and enjoying the exhibits. The touch tank was in great shape and made the event even more special. It was nice that the museum had plenty of tactile items for kids to touch...More
Many exhibits of Maine's native animals and plants in this Museum were produced by College of the Atlantic Students. The exhibits portray how Maine species interact with their natural or human altered environments. This Museum is partially housed in the original Acadia National Park headquarters...More