Joppa Flats Education Center

Swallows at sunset at Joppa Flats Education Center © Eric Schultz
Swallows at sunset © Eric Schultz

Overlooking the Merrimack River and near the entrance to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Joppa Flats Education Center offers unique educational opportunities for people of all ages. Here, you can explore the region’s wildlife-rich habitats (salt marshes, mudflats, rivers, bays, and coastal waters) through guided tours, marine touch tanks, art exhibits, drop-in programs, and interpretive displays. 

Location1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone: 978-462-9998
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday & Monday holidays, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

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September 1, 2020 (Tuesday) 9:30am - 10:30am
Come into the Joppa Flats back yard to create a model freshwater pond in a tub with your family! We'll give you access to pond... Learn More >
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