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Address: 10 Woodside Ln, Westport, CT 06880-2322
Phone Number: 203 227 7253
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A Connecticut Hidden Gem

I heard about this nature center when my son was small. When he got older, he volunteered and we saw the true marvel of this place. It is a nature and scientific research center... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2016
Mark T
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I heard about this nature center when my son was small. When he got older, he volunteered and we saw the true marvel of this place. It is a nature and scientific research center. It has public areas and exhibits, most fun are the animals and birds(some huge) that they take care of and save/heal from injury. They are involved... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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231 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Take your kids, take your friends to Westport's Earthplace! Nature walks, indoor exhibits, fun events. Get yourself an annual membership and keep going again and again, that's what most families do. Highly recommend!

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Thank Cedar880
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is an exceptional nature center with educational and just fun exhibits for all ages. The surrounding property is laced with hiking trails, through woods and fields, and near streams. The trails are mostly easy walking for young and old, and the scenery is beautiful.

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Thank nytraveller2020
Westport, Connecticut
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This place is great to explore, learn, hike (easy trails!). Lots of classes & special events for children. Small "zoo" of rescued wildlife, interactive exhibits in the exhibition hall. Fun for anyone, alone or in a group, but especially good for families, children.

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Thank TravelTellers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We bought a family membership and take our granddaughter regularly - wonderful little hidden gem. An annual membership is the way to go - very affordable and the kids and adults always have a great time. The rehabilitate wildlife which is awesome.

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Westport, Connecticut
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139 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We book our granddaughters for overnight visits coordinated with the Earthplace childrens program. We love the staff on the reading day which is a book that is related to a real animal to be brought out. The facility is clean, easy to roam and the kids love it!

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Thank Betsy R
Westport, Connecticut
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We took our grandchildren (ages 2-5) on a nature walk/scavenger hunt through Earthplace recently and what a surprise we all had. I've lived in Westport for 25 years, yet this was my first visit. The pastoral setting just off the Post Road is truly amazing. The little ones had a blast particularly when visiting the animals who are sheltered there... More 

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Thank bnemirow
Westport, Connecticut
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Fun and educational for the whole family. Another Westport institution. Go for specific programs or for a picnic lunch outside on the lawn.

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Thank familymom2015
Alexandria, Virginia
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Acres of trails, education programs, hands on exhibits, live animals and dedication to the environment .

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Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Have been many times. With kids I babysat and my grandson. Have always wished that the animal supply was more plentiful. But to their credit they are constantly improving. Also like walking the trails.

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