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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
All reviews horseshoe crabs play area rainy day sea creatures kids love great place to spend a few touch tank birthday parties self guided educational experience take your time great for kids tanks sharks feeding activity fun
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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