Maine State Aquarium, Boothbay Harbor

Maine State Aquarium is located in Boothbay Harbor. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Boothbay Harbor holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Maine State Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Everything positive about visit .... touch tanks were a nice feature..only downside was small gift shop.. Would recommend  more »
  • It is a great place to see and learn about the local things in the sea. the interpreters were knowledgeable, and seemed to be able to answer questions as they were forming in our minds. The lobster ex...  more »
  • Sorry, but really disappointing for a state aquarium. Why can't we tour the research facility? What tools and equipment are used at the facility? Sounds like back to over fishing the lobster with inte...  more »
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  • What a fantastic place. The displays are informative. All volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable. We got to pet fish, fish on the dock and do arts and crafts. Loved it.
  • It's literally just one small room with what seems to be the fish they went out and caught that morning. Long drive for no payoff. Disclaimer: you do get to hold a lobster, though.
  • Beautiful little place! Lots of fun for kids and adults. Worth a visit if you are in the area!
  • It was a fun trip for my daughter and I. For a four year old girl, there was plenty to explore for a couple of hours, and the touch tank was informative and fun.
  • It's small enough for the little ones and the touch tank was awesome. The Discovery center for crafts is a nice option, too.

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