Maine State Aquarium

194 McKown Point Rd.
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575- Map It
(207) 633-9559

AAA Editor Notes

Maine State Aquarium is at 194 McKown Point Rd. A gallery evoking Maine's coast holds viewing tanks filled with regional fish and invertebrates. Colorful lobsters, sharks and sport fish may be seen. Sea creatures including sea stars, crabs and sea cucumbers reside in a 20-foot-long touch tank; sharks and invertebrates reside in a second touch tank. A display teaches visitors about lobster trapping. Presentations are offered. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7; $5 (ages 65+); $3 (ages 3-12).
Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day weekend-day before Labor Day; Wed.-Sun. 10-5, Labor Day-late Sept. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.