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Biomes Marine Biology Center

#4 of 20 things to do in North Kingstown Features Animals
6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
+1 401-885-4690
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Rhode Island's Largest Touch Friendly Acquarium

A number of years ago on a rainy summer day we came across Biomes Marine Biology Center and its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
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Went with 2 year old and found it interesting . Kids love seeing fish / turtles 🐢. Play area , go... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“play area” (5 reviews)
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6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
+1 401-885-4690
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Robert R
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

Thank Budmanri
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
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

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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

I missed my son like crazy while I was away on business so I took the day off (once I got back) to spend time with him. At first I drove over to the Providence childrens museum but the parking lot was full to the...More

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

We went here last weekend for a birthday party and we both (my child and I) really enjoyed it! There were so many fish to see and look at, and so many participative activities as well! My daughter who is 5 wasn't as excited as...More

Thank WorldTravelerjaq
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Biomes is a fantastic, hands on facility that is highly educational. The owner is a true expert in marine life and has done a wonderful job developing an educational center for people of all ages. Excellent experience.

Thank TravelBug60745
Reviewed September 16, 2016

The saying, "don't judge a book by it's cover," is just what you'll say when you've entered Biomes from the understated location. The site is very large and includes educational spaces, reading space, many, many hands-on activities including live animals. There's a lot to see....More

Thank 284darlenem
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I was one of the mom's present at the gift shop when you came in, left and then came back again suddenly confrontational. You're account of this interaction is highly inaccurate. i would recommend Biomes to anyone unconditionally.... My son and I frequently visit there....More

Thank stacey b
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

It doesn't look like much from the outside but it is awesome for kids and adults. I actually prefer it to Mystic Aquarium because this is more hands on. You can pet sand sharks, skates, etc and they allow you to feed them at feeding...More

Thank derek s
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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