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Project Puffin Visitor Center

311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5566
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worth going

We thoroughly enjoyed this because we stayed for the video. Definitely worth doing, and is free... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glade Spring, Virginia
Worth 20 minutes of anyone's time

This teeny-tiny place will open your eyes to the plight of seabirds along the Maine coast. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacky W
Rochester, New York
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“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“puffin cruise” (6 reviews)
“maine coast” (14 reviews)
311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5566
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this because we stayed for the video. Definitely worth doing, and is free unless you want to give a donation.

Thank gladebaba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This teeny-tiny place will open your eyes to the plight of seabirds along the Maine coast. There is a little shop at the entrance, then a small back room with the educational stuff. There are things for the kids to play with and enough to...More

Thank Jacky W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed learning about the Puffin Project and about puffins in general. There is a gift shop, films to watch and a live puffin-cam! The staff were friendly and informative. This is a good place to go if you are looking for information about puffin...More

Thank 381ivad
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

While visiting Rockland, be sure to stop at the Puffin Visitor Center. The staff is courteous and able to answer any questions you may have concerning one of the world's cutest birds.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A short informative film is provided regarding the restoration of Puffins as well as other birds. It is free although donations is encouraged. They have a hidden area for young kids to view the film.

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed stopping in this visitor center to enjoy the films about the puffins and their plight. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. A great place to get info and support the cause for increasing their population on the Maine coast. Worth your time while...More

Thank srgauger
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This little information center gives a lot of information on the plight of the puffins. Highly recommend.

Thank maria20258
Reviewed 6 October 2017

a small place but well thought-out. They have a great film that explains the plight of the puffins and what has been done to save them, and outlines the great successes. There are also some informative displays. The front is a little shop where you...More

Thank ccrocks
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I’ve been a supporter of Project Puffin for many years and couldn’t wait to finally see their headquarters in Rockland. I wasn’t disappointed. The staff were passionate and knowledgeable about the puffins and keen to answer any questions. I left happy, informed and with a...More

Thank Vicky V
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We stumbled upon this center while doing a day trip to Rockland (from Camden). Very informative exhibits and people. Glad to support the cause.

Thank roberto-respighi
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3 January 2015|
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Response from Elise L | Reviewed this property |
The Project Puffins Center doesn't have live puffins. The puffins nest on offshore islands and can only be seen by boat. There are a number of puffin cruises - we did one from Boothbay Harbor, but there are cruises from... More