BIOMES Marine Biology Center

BIOMES Marine Biology Center
6640 Post Rd.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-295-4690
Email: Use the online form to contact this property
Website: http://biomescenter.com

BIOMES Marine Biology Center, created by Mark Hall, is an educational facility working to raise awareness of what is in Narragansett Bay. The center is home to the largest collection of New England marine life in the world and has more than 120 species. From sharks and eels to snakes and tortoises, here children and adults can get a close-up, and sometimes hands-on look at local marine life. BIOMES is a privately owned marine science education center focusing on hands-on programs for students and families. The center can be toured weekends, Sunday through Friday all summer, and during school vacations; call for current hours. As BIOMES President Mark Hall explains, "global trade and exotic fish escapes have brought some unexpected critter to our neighborhood." Come visit the center and prepare to be amazed.

Handicap Accessible or Service Children Activities No Smoking Allowed No Alcohol Allowed
Listing Category: Listing in Travel Guide, Listing on Web
Region: South County
Guide Category: Family Activities
Access: Complete wheelchair access (H), Fire alarm signals for hearing impaired (H3)
Family: Kid friendly
Method of Payment: Cash, Debit, Major credit cards, Personal checks
Parking: Parking free
Restrictions: Alcohol prohibited, Smoke free facility
Amenities: Picnic area
Functions - Services: Internet, Wi-Fi
Total Meeting Space:10,000
Total Meeting Rooms:1
Maximum ReceptionCapacity:150
Maximum TheaterSeatingCapacity:100
Function Space Available:Yes

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