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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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Attended the Biomes with a medium sized group as a special activity. It was a re-visit for us. It... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Valarie R
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We were spending a week at the RI shore with our kids and grandchildren. To break up beach time, we... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Stefania D
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White Plains
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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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6640 Post Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852-1853
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+1 401-885-4690
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Reviewed 4 January 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 25 August 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 9 August 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!

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Reviewed 4 August 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 12 July 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 7 June 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

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Reviewed 30 March 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

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Reviewed 26 March 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 3 February 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 19 January 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

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Jen K
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$11 for adults $9 for children under 12 $9 for seniors Under 3 free
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