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Biomes Marine Biology Center

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Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Great place to spend a few hours with the kids

This is a small aquarium with lots of different tanks. Very wide open space and the kids LOVE how... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Grandchildren love this place!

Great place to spend a few hours with grandchildren; toddlers in particular love the touch tank... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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The Biomes Center is New England's only private marine education facility and the most hands-on aquarium in the region. We've been providing interactive marine biology programs for schools and families since 1989. We specialize in teaching children...more
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6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
+1 401-885-4690
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a small aquarium with lots of different tanks. Very wide open space and the kids LOVE how many opportunities there are to touch different sea creatures. We have been to multiple birthday parties here and they kids always have a fantastic time! Especially...More

1  Thank Kimi2305
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours with grandchildren; toddlers in particular love the touch tank. Lots to do and see, also, places to sit back and just relax and read a book. Best when it is not crowded; little ones can be overwhelmed by...More

2  Thank Decaf7
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Such a nice place. I chaperoned a field trip to the Biomes Marine Biology Center and it was delightful to see the kids be able to learn and interact in the different sections. The touch tanks of course were hands down our favorite parts of...More

Thank Mayra M
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A small well run Centre where kids can get up close and personal with the marine life. We found the marine life diverse with good information to help our daughter learn more.

Thank beckskaufman
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Attended the Biomes with a medium sized group as a special activity. It was a re-visit for us. It was a hit. A self-guided educational experience. A tiny bit pricey for its smallish size and the amount of time it takes to go through. But...More

Thank Valarie R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were spending a week at the RI shore with our kids and grandchildren. To break up beach time, we decided to check out this place and it was just what we needed. It is self guided and there ar a number of touch tanks...More

1  Thank Stefania D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Outstanding visit with both little and big kids! The displays have great facts and info fun for all and the interactive nature of the center is just wonderful! we spent almost 2.5 hours walking around and learning. Great place!

Thank Lilly W
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was not impressed when we saw the small building from the parking lot, but the entire family was pleasantly surprised after spending three hours. Make sure you take it slow and stop to read the signs. They do feedings/demonstrations every half hour, so you'll...More

2  Thank khchan410
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A number of years ago on a rainy summer day we came across Biomes Marine Biology Center and its founder Mark Hall who is friendly and phenomenal educator focusing on marine animals in Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. When we last visited in 2012...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Went with 2 year old and found it interesting . Kids love seeing fish / turtles 🐢. Play area , go there last . Good rainy day activity. Ask about library $2 discount . You do not need coupon just request it

2  Thank Budmanri
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Jen K
21 April 2017|
Response from Biomesmark | Property representative |
$11 for adults $9 for children under 12 $9 for seniors Under 3 free