Mount Desert Island Oceanarium, Bar Harbor

#8 of 11 in Parks in Bar Harbor
Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
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  • This is a must do! Owned and operated for years by a retired teacher & her lobsterman husband this is an experience that educates, delights, entertains and immerses you and all ages in the lobsterman....  more »
  • We've visited in 2005, and again in 2015. We find the educational displays and active lobster hatchery highly interesting and very informative, not only for showing the life cycle of lobsters, but at....  more »
  • Learned a bunch! Witty and friendly owner and teachers
  • On the pricy side and a little run down, but the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. They run their own lobster hatchery which I found particularly interesting. We brought our young children and the amount of sitting and talking involved was a little much for our youngest (1.5), but our toddler loved the touch tank. Go early to avoid the crowds during the summer, especially on rainy days. They offer veteran discounts but don't advertise it.

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