About Us

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.

Thanks to Google Maps, you can now "See Inside" Biomes right from your computer!

Find out more on the History of Biomes!

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We offer families an annual membership to our center for $100 a year. It's a great option if you and your family like to visit us regularly.

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Gift Certificates

Need a gift for your favorite marine biology enthusiast? We now offer gift certificates online.

Public Hours

Open Daily  12pm to 5pm.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Adults $11
Children (ages 3-12) and seniors (65+) $9
Children 2 and under, and members FREE

Read about our family memberships.

For more information see our Walk-Ins page. 


We have a great lineup of family events to check out! For the latest information and registration please see our list of events.


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These are Some of the Programs We Offer