Maine State Aquarium, Boothbay Harbor

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Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
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  • Here off season this trip so couldn’t visit the aquarium but worth the walk over just for the views. Have really enjoyed the aquarium in the past.  more »
  • After having visited large aquariums throughout the US, the very small size of this one initially shocked me. Yet, there was a plethora of information and hands on activities for young and...  more »
  • This was a very fun experience. I imagine it works be enjoyable for children also. There's a touch tank. The place is pretty small and focuses on aquatic life found in the coast of Maine. There was a very informative presentation on lobster fishing.
  • There is a small room with all the tanks and touch tanks. There is a nice area to walk around near the shore with a couple picnic tables to eat lunch. There are some provided activities such as the fishing poles to try and catch some fish off the fishing dock. You could expect to spend about an hour seeing everything. The biggest issue was the very limited parking.

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