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Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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had a college intern who was very helpful and informative

This was very interesting. Is worthwhile to see the video. We were very impressed with a college... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Mark M
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Glade Spring, Virginia
worth a visit

this place is about nature and it's preservation...especially wildlife in the island off of Maine's... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
fozjon
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Patna, India
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10 Sep 2018
“Educational center for marine birds conseravtion”
17 Nov 2017
“had a college intern who was very helpful and informative”
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9 Water St, Rockland, ME 04841-3522
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Went on a very slow Monday afternoon, and had the luck to meet one of the biologists, Michael Langlois-- he was charming, very knowledgeable, and used their really extensive shoreline wall-length map to talk about the over all refuge and what was happening where. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was very interesting. Is worthwhile to see the video. We were very impressed with a college intern who was there to answer questions.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The kids thought the experience was "phenomenal", "kid friendly" with a great kids play space hidden in the back. They loved learning about the seabird restoration projects. The second floor has a small gallery upstairs.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We more or less just stopped by the visitor center as we were walking in Rockland. I was thinking that it may be more of a museum but it actually is just a visitor center. When we first walked in no one was around, but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank RogerDSmiley
Reviewed 7 June 2017

this place is about nature and it's preservation...especially wildlife in the island off of Maine's shore. The displays and art exhibits were good.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank fozjon
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My experience with this institution is primarily to attend lectures featuring the scientific activities associated with bird research on the islands managed by the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Topics ranging from climate change studies to reintroduction and protection of rare seabird species are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Denis M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were unaware of this facility but stopped in after seeing the sign as we drove Rt. 1 through town. We were immediately met by a ranger who was genuinely interested in showing us around and answering questions. He suggested a 15 minute film as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank rspill
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great place to view information on the many Maine coastal islands and the work they do. They have great programs that impact our world, Nice gift shop and really well done showings of local art.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mrypmc
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex manages 49 offshore islands and five National Wildlife Refuges: Petit Manan, Cross Island, Franklin Island, Seal Island, and Pond Island. Its purpose is management of endangered seabirds that include Atlantic puffins, laughing gulls, and common elders to name...More

Date of experience: July 2016
5  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a lovely spot at the end of Maine street. It is very specialized and focused only on coastal birds. No one else was there when I stopped in. They do offer programs (films and lecturers) on other topics that are popular, such as...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Louise C
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