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Project Puffin Visitor Center

311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
+1 207-596-5566
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Hidden treasure.

Living here - we can miss things. Visiting family wanted to go in and found a wonderful spot... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
mahlon h
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Rockport, Maine
worth going

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

Reviewed 17 November 2017
gladebaba
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Glade Spring, Virginia
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“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“puffin cruise” (6 reviews)
“small place” (6 reviews)
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311 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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+1 207-596-5566
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Living here - we can miss things. Visiting family wanted to go in and found a wonderful spot - very educational.

Thank mahlon h
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 7 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
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

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

Thank maria20258
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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larabe
2 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
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