Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium

1401 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809 - United States





The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is a state-of-the-art natural history museum and aquarium offering many natural wonders to explore. Look inside a 33-foot life size Right Whale, discover life in a tide pool, observe Narragansett Bay 's marine life, visit a rare blue lobster, or even explore a cornfield at night. The Center's interactive exhibits feature local habitats and offer many fun ways to enjoy nature.

Situated on the 28-acre McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, the Environmental Education Center has walking trails with a ¼ mile boardwalk that winds through fresh and saltwater marshes to a majestic view of Narragansett Bay. The refuge is along the East Bay Bike Path allowing bikers and walkers access to the refuge's natural beauty.

The Center offers guided tours, nature walks, special family programs and much more throughout the year. The facility and trails are handicapped accessible.


10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Musical Nature Craft Table: Combine the arts and music with our fun nature craft table.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Scavenger Hunt: Find all 10 hidden pictures in the exhibit hall and win a prize!

10:30 am | Nature Story: Pull up a rug and listen to one of our favorite nature themed tales.

11:30 am | Animal Interview: Meet a live animal and learn all about what it eats, where it lives, and more!

1:30 pm | Nature Bingo: Test your nature knowledge in a round of bingo.

2:00 pm | Guided Nature WalkWeather permitting.

Ongoing | Exhibit Hall: The Center's interactive exhibits feature local habitats and offer many fun ways to enjoy nature.


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