About Discovery Wharf
In the heart of Stonington harbor, Maine’s highest lobster landings port, fisheries come alive at 13 Atlantic Avenue at our on-site interpretive center called Discovery Wharf. From local school groups to visitors near and far, we offer a get-your-hands-wet opportunity to engage with and learn about local fisheries and the Gulf of Maine marine ecosystem. Discovery Wharf is also a stop on the Downeast Fisheries Trail.
Hours: Closed for the winter. In the meantime, check out “Ask Leroy!”
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Marine Touch Tank
Explore Maine’s most loved creatures of the deep blue in our live touch tank.
Interactive Touch Wall
Fisheries come to life at your fingertips on our 15 ft interactive touch wall.
Virtual Reality Station
Experience it first hand and get in the action with a collection of 360° virtual reality videos.