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I’m downtown Manchester. Really cool place, especially for small and school aged kids. It’s small so it is not a big time commitment. Basically a place to learn about the Merrimack watershed and fish that go to and from the ocean. Fred but there is...More
If you are looking for a great activity with kids from 2-12 then I highly recommend the Amoskeag Fishways. The Fishway is a fish ladder, nature center, part museum and activity center all in one building by the hydro electric dam in Manchester’s North End....More
We thought this was a fish hatchery, but it is not. It is the way fish get up stream, but we weren't there at the time of year that the fish pass through so it was a little dull. No fish to be seen :(...More
This was a wonderful place to take my grandson. He loved it!! The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of hands on activities for kids of all ages. They even have a rattlesnake uggh but he was cool too.
The Fishways is not only the ladder by which the Salmon still make it up the river to make sure their species continues, but it also is an amazing museum! With programs of all types that include nature walks, investigations into birds and other animals,...More
Went here on a whim. All exhibits were closed due to a "classroom" visiting. The "classroom" consisted of 4 kids and 2 disinterested "teachers". All the people who actually were there to see the fish ladder were told to come back later.
Located near the La Quinta Inn. Park in the lot and then follow the fish path (seriously) down a completely paved path. Listen to the water rushing by. Check out the lock. When you get to the bottom you will have a clear view of...More