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Project Puffin Visitor Center

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Address: 311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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+1 207-596-5566

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If you have never really explored the life of a Puffin this is a must. It makes you want to go out and search

Reviewed 1 week ago
East Hartford, Connecticut
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East Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never really explored the life of a Puffin this is a must. It makes you want to go out and search

Thank winifrid
Nashville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for a quick look around on a rainy day walk down Main Street. The information was really educational and well done. Cute souvenirs are available that go towards their efforts. Well worth the pop in to check it out.

Thank Laura A
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I love puffins and any tiny fuzzy sea animal. Project puffin had a baby puffin cam (squee), a sleepy, friendly dog, and offered many educational experiences. Definitely a must-stop in downtown Rockland.

Thank Joy S
Colorado Springs
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Visitor Center is an interesting overview of the ongoing puffin project. The movie they show is interesting and there are plenty of items to purchase to assist with the project. We signed up for the puffin tour which was kind of a bust. LOTS of people on a large boat circling the puffin hatching island and when a puffin... More 

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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Small little center, full of information. Lady that was attending the place when we were there was very pleasant, very helpful. Various exhibits of not just puffin, but other wildlife of the general area. 20 Minute film is worth it, especially if you are interested in puffin or going on a cruise. In a short time tells the plight of... More 

Thank Craig W
Allendale, NJ
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful short video about the demise and reintroduction of Puffins. We learned a lot and really enjoyed our visit and would consider this a very worthwhile stop if you are in the area.

Thank Doubledogone
Berkshires, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Who does not love a puffin?! Well, do your prt to love them in a real way - help support this project which is reintroducing puffins along the Maine coast. Informative video, gorgeous photographs and paintings of the adorable creatures. Learned that they actually summer along the coast, but winter out to sea, floating along. The puffins need your help;... More 

Thank M616M
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A complete exhibit on Puffins. A burrow that you can go in to see how they nest, maps of their territory and lots of information. Did you know that Puffins spend the winter at sea? They only come ashore to nest and raise their young

Thank Sue S
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. They have done an amazing effort and really accomplished saving the Puffins on the Maine Coast. I support their worthy cause. Thank you.

Thank Leslie F
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cute little place loaded with tons of information. Nice little gift shop. Prices were great too. Very helpful and friendly staff. My daughter loved it.

Thank Jennifer J

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