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Manisses Animal Farm

1 Spring Street, Block Island, RI
401 466 2063
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Ranked #2 of 10 activities in Block Island
Type: Farms
Traveler Description: The Abrams Animal Farm on Spring Street is not like most petting zoos or farms you have been to before.  Just like everything else on Block Island... more »
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Darien, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This hasn't changed in 20 years! I love the farm and the fact that they take such good care of the animals and it's free, just for anyone on the island to enjoy! Wonderful for kids & their parents!

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Managua, Nicaragua
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

With everything so $$$$$ on the island, it is great to go to something free. They do ask for donations to help with the upkeep and care of the animals. We had a very good visit and was great to relax and learn a bit about each of the animals that reside there.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

A wonderful farm with very interesting animals. They seemed very well cared for, and definitely loved human company. Even got to feed them! Our favorites were the yak, zonkey, camel, lemurs, and adorable baby calves! If you love animals at all, you have to stop by! Great for families, couples, or anyone who wants to see up close some very... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This farm is wonderful--very nice facilities and a large collection of somewhat exotic species make this a very fun stop (e.g., before going to the beach). It's just a few blocks from the ferry dock. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Durham, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Every time we go to Block we stop here and check out the animals. They always have them in pairs, so no solo creatures to get lonely. It's interesting, good for all ages, and not a far walk from the shops and restaurants.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We love going to see the free attraction!! I love the variety of animals they care for here. You can feed them and pet them my personal fav is the Z donk, she has one eye but what a cool animal!! All the kids love to go here, my self included ;) make sure to see the place, it's very... More

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Block Island, Rhode Island
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stop by this wonderful spot on Block Island and enjoy an interesting family owned zoo. Justin Abrams, the owner, shares his love of animals with thousands of visitors each summer. There are kangaroos, camels, lemurs, African cranes, emus, alpacas, even a zedonk. These animals are his passion and he enjoys sharing his collection with visitors to Block Island. There is... More

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Plainfield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The animals come right up to you, beautiful property, you can visit the barn where they make the alpaca products. Lots of great information.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

While we didn't actually visit the farm, it was right next door to where we stayed so we couldn't miss seeing all the animals! Or, hearing the rooster crow at 4:38 in the morning

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Westport
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I love the Manisses animal farm. The owners are really nice people who do a very good job of keeping up with the daily details of managing a working farm. Really a must see

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