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Amoskeag Fishways
PO Box 330
Manchester, NH 03105

The Center and
exhibit hall are
open year-round

Monday - Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

with the following exceptions:

Fish Season Hours

The Center is open 7 days a week during fish season
April 28th - June 14th

Winter Hours

The Center is open
Monday - Saturday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
December 1st - March 1st

The Fishways will be closed
the following dates:

Jan 1 (New Year's Day)
Jan 20 (Martin Luther King Day)
Feb 17 (President's Day)
May 26 (Memorial Day)
July 4 (Independence Day)
Sept 1 (Labor Day)
Oct 13 (Columbus Day)
Nov 11 (Veteran's Day)
Nov 27-28 (Thanksgiving)
Dec 25-26 (Christmas)

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Special Events

Unlike our public and school programs, Special Events only happen a few times a year. They are usually much larger in scale and showcase live animals and guest speakers. You don't want to miss these events. They are lots of fun for all ages. Check back often to catch our next Special Event!

Fish Season Finale
Saturday, June 14
11 am - 3 pm

Learn about each of our migrating fish species and participate in Q&A sessions with Fishways naturalists and biologists. We will have educational presentations throughout the day. Satisfy your curiosity about fish as we near the end of our 2014 fish migration season.

Cost: $3 per person or $6 per family.
(Fee does not cover extended family).
No registration necessary.

14th Annual Bug Ball!
Saturday, September 6
11 am - 3 pm

Activities will include an insect petting zoo, buggy crafts, and special guest, Dr. Paul Johnson, UNH insect expert. Participants will enjoy special staff presentations, "Dragonflies and Damselflies", featuring one of the most beautiful insect orders on the planet. Give our six-legged friends the respect they deserve!

Cost: $3 per person or $6 per family.
(Fee does not cover extended family).
No registration necessary.

Kids had fun making bugs and other stuff at last years "Bug Ball" event.

Tom Ricardi is showing off a Turkey Vulture at our "Live Raptor" program.

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