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Blue Ocean Discovery Center

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Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Intresting little place

A small place with sea life touch tanks a great deal for a $1. Once again- a save on a rainy day... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
MauiWowe
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Buffalo, New York
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A must stop by very educational info the workers are mostly interns from colleges across the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
AL S
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Join us for a fun, educational experience in the heart of Hampton Beach! Touch tanks and observation tanks feature a variety of marine life. Other interactive displays have information about Gulf of Maine marine life, the fishing industry and how...more
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180 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3638
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

A small place with sea life touch tanks a great deal for a $1. Once again- a save on a rainy day but a good place anytime for a little educational fun!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MauiWowe
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A small donation will get you inside this center to look at and touch the marine wildlife you would find around the area. The tanks are filled with crabs and other small marine creatures. Although the volunteers are very knowledgeable, they did not give me...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A must stop by very educational info the workers are mostly interns from colleges across the country if they cant answer your questions they get somebody who can

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AL S
blueoceansocietyjen, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks so much for visiting, and for your great review! We hope to see you again soon! - Jen Kennedy, Exec. Director

Reviewed 25 June 2018

For only a dollar, figured I could not go wrong and it was amazing. Staff was very knowledgeable and eager to share

Date of experience: June 2018
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blueoceansocietyjen, Exec. Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much for visiting, and for your donation! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our grandchild really like going here. The staff is informative, and does a great job explaining the ocean and what in it.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Love this stop! Got to see cool water life and animals! My daughter is only 11 months old but she loved to see all the crabs, fish, and underwater life!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kickasskat3
blueoceansocietyjen, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks so much for visiting! Glad you and your daughter enjoyed the Blue Ocean Discovery Center. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Fantastic little center for learning about ocean life. The staff was incredibly knowledgeable and there were many hands on exhibits. Great place to take a break from the sand and sun.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Deanna M
blueoceansocietyjen, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Deanna, Thanks so much for visiting and for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Admission is only $1 which is 100% worth it. My kids stayed for well over 30 minutes. There were lots of different marine animals to see and touch, and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The staff was also answering all of our questions...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mackenzie S
blueoceansocietyjen, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Mackenzie, Thanks so much for visiting the Blue Ocean Discovery Center! We greatly appreciate your positive feedback - glad you enjoyed the Center and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

It's a hands on experience for kids with a chance to touch some atlantic sea creatures. Resonable price but not a huge exerience. could live without it. The donation price goes to helping the ecology of the ocean.

Date of experience: August 2016
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blueoceansocietyjen, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks so much for visiting the Blue Ocean Discovery Center. We appreciate your honest feedback, and thank you for your support!

Reviewed 31 August 2016

this was our first visit here. It's not big, but it cute and everyone in our party enjoyed the tanks.

Date of experience: August 2016
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blueoceansocietyjen, Manager at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We have new exhibits this summer, so please check us out if you're in the area again!

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ShellyD436
28 June 2018|
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Response from blueoceansocietyjen | Property representative |
Hi Shelly, Sorry for the late response. We do not have sea horses, but have a variety of other sea creatures. The variety changes frequently, but can include several different crab species, sea stars, horseshoe crabs... More
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