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“The kids loved it.....”

Maine State Aquarium
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Owner description: A popular aquarium for families, with an unusual attraction: a shark-petting tank.
Norther Central PA
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138 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“The kids loved it.....”
Reviewed June 21, 2012

Small but lots for the little ones to touch and see. The hands on experience was wonderful. The kids loved it and so did the adults.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Somewhere in Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best touch tank ever!”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

We've been to the Boston aquarium and the Georgia aquarium, and this little aquarium in Boothbay Harbor, Maine has the BEST touch tank and staff!! Our 5 and 8 year old daughters loved touching the sea stars, sea cucumbers, lobsters, sharks, skates, crabs, and many many more! It is a very small aquarium but well worth the visit! Plus, it is very inexpensive! We spent a couple of hours there.

Visited June 2012
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Merritt Island, Florida
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Family Friendly & Hands On”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

Take a picnic lunch, if you like. There is something for everyone, small enough for the youngers, large enough to satisfy without exhausting. Can spend as little as a mad-dash half hour or can take a leisurely couple of hours to enjoy and become educated by this very wonderful and unique setting.

Visited May 2012
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Southport, Maine
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“nice place to kill an half hour .”
Reviewed December 24, 2011

great grounds to go and watch the Wind Jammer !

Visited January 2011
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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87 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Place for the Family!”
Reviewed November 30, 2011

My grandkids always love coming here. From the Blue Lobster to the Shark Petting Pool, the entire family will enjoy a couple of hours visit here. Although it's small, you get to see & experience all the sea wildlife up close.

Visited July 2011
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