Enjoy interactive exhibits and observe wildlife in Bristol, Rhode Island.
This natural history museum offers visitors several options like walking trails, the Gravel Trail, a scenic Boardwalk Bay overlooking swampland, and butterfly fields. Animals you may see include wild turkeys, osprey, swallows, and snapping turtles to name a few. Be on the lookout for the insect hotel as you explore the trails. The aquarium exhibits showcase all kinds of New England Wildlife and ocean fauna. There is also a life-size model of a North Atlantic Right Whale.
The Nature Center offers nature programs for the public for school groups, community groups, or individuals. It is a great place to host events and features a 28-acre outdoor classroom. Stop by the nature shop before you leave. They sell bird feeders and other supplies as books, toys, games, jewelry, and clothing. The Rhode Island Nature Center encourages visitors to join guided walks, birding classes, lectures, and family programs. The Center is open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. Admission rates for adults are $6, seniors $5, children (4-12) $4, and children under 4 are free.