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Biomes Marine Biology Center

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6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
+1 401-885-4690
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School Field Trip

Such a nice place. I chaperoned a field trip to the Biomes Marine Biology Center and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mayra M
Interesting and great education for kids

A small well run Centre where kids can get up close and personal with the marine life. We found the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
beckskaufman
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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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 and adults about the marine animals of Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. We offer public hours, special events, classes, field trips, in-class programs, and birthday parties.
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  • Average5%
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“play area” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
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+1 401-885-4690
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed January 4, 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
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Reviewed August 25, 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
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Reviewed August 8, 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
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Reviewed August 4, 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

Thank Kinho C
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Reviewed July 11, 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
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Reviewed June 7, 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

1  Thank Budmanri
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

We have been to the Biomes numerous times! Our most recent trip was last Saturday when we had my son's 5th birthday party! Hands down the best party we have had! The employee who guided the tour was awesome with the kids and my son...More

Thank jsoujess
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

I bought a membership for my family and in a matter of 4 weeks it's already paid for itself. There's quite a diverse selection of interesting exhibits. We typically spend at least 90 minutes here. The skate feedings and puffer fish demo are favorites -...More

Thank Josh_from_RI
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Jen K
April 20, 2017|
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$11 for adults $9 for children under 12 $9 for seniors Under 3 free
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