Mount Desert Island Oceanarium, Bar Harbor

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  • Unfortunately when we visited, the lobster hatchery was closed which was the main reason of the visit. And we were not told until we had payed already. So I didn't find it a good value for money. Ther...  more »
  • The four of us spent about 2-2 1/2 hours there and are glad we did. The information we received was very well presented and interesting. Even walking through the marsh land afterward was a great exper...  more »
  • We were able to take 28 women to the Oceanarium. Thought it might be more for kids but boy were we wrong. It’s not only extremely interesting and educational for adults but is the best comedy show in ...  more »
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  • An incredible, enlightening experience!!!!❤ definitely worth going to on your trip. The 3 instructors were absolutely incredible. Very knowledgeable and the older woman in the live petting aquarium was hysterical, although no way would I touch the sea cucumber when she offered😰 the man talking about the lobster boat was entertaining and very engaging. Make this a stop on your next trip to Maine!!!!
  • wonderful place to take the kids on a rainy day!
  • Very rushed, loved the concept but didn't feel like the kids got to experience the Maine ocean feel or the animals properly.
  • We brought our adult son here while he was visiting last summer. He wasn't too keen on going in the first place but once here we stayed from noon till closing. They are closed the winter.
  • Seems like it was a nice place at one time...unfortunately that time has passed. I gave it 2 starts because the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Save your $15 entrance fee and buy some lobster down the street at Trentons!

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