Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium

1660 Route 25A Cold Spring Harbor, NY 516-692-6768

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Type: Kids, Zoo Price: $6, $4 seniors and ages 3-12, free 3 and younger Description:

The hatchery, first opened by the state in 1883, became a nonprofit educational facility in 1982. You'll see freshwater fish and amphibians. You'll also see the state's largest collection of freshwater turtles - including one with two heads and a snapping variety that weighs 79 pounds.

Fish on the grounds Friday-Tuesday (extra fee, rental equipment available).

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas .

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