Lloyd Center for the Environment

430 Potomska Road
Dartmouth, MA 02748


Located on 55 acres of pristine salt marsh and maritime forest overlooking the spectacular Slocum River estuary, the Lloyd Center for the Environment’s main exhibit hall is open, at no charge to the public, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. An 18-foot-long skeleton of a pilot whale, as well as those of a dolphin and an enormous leatherback turtle are all on display. The Center’s aquaria are home to a stunning variety of local freshwater and saltwater creatures and the always popular touch-tank allows all to get up-close-and-personal with lively spider crabs, amazing whelks, entertaining hermit crabs, and a host of others. The view from the Center’s “Osprey Room” Observatory has earned the designation as one of Massachusetts’ fifteen “Special Places” by the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Environmental Affairs. Trails are open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. The Lloyd Center for the Environment is located at 430 Potomska Road, Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1978, the Center has achieved a well earned reputation for excellence in environmental research and education. Through its innovative outreach programs, it has established itself as a highly regarded leader in the ongoing effort to raise awareness of the area’s fragile coastal resources and the importance of protecting them.
For more information, log onto www.lloydcenter.org or call 508-990-0505.

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