Robinson Nature Center, Columbia

4.6
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The Robinson Nature Center is a unique nature education facility operated by the Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks. Visitors will find interactive exhibits, nature trails, a Children's Discovery Room and our NatureSphere - a digital planetarium and full-dome movie theater. Robinson is one of only a handful of LEED Certified Platinum buildings in the state of Maryland with features including geothermal heating/air-conditioning, porous paving, solar panels which generate 15% of electric needs, innovative water conservation methods and more.

The mission of the Robinson Nature Center is to facilitate the enjoyment and understanding of our natural resources and to bridge the gap between people and nature.

Development of the facility and grounds was made possible through the foresight and generosity of James and Anne Robinson and the James & Anne Robinson Foundation. Come see for yourself all that the center offers!

We welcome you and your comments to Howard County Government’s Robinson Nature Center’s facebook page.

The purpose of this site is to present matters of public interest to Howard County, including its many residents, businesses and visitors. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments and concerns, but please note this is a moderated online discussion site and not a public forum. You may also contact us by phone at 410-313-0400.

The comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and position of Howard County Government or its officers and employees. If you have any questions concerning the operation of this online moderated discussion site, please contact the Office of Public Information at ask@howardcountymd.gov.

To view Howard County Government’s “Social Media Comments Policy,” visit www.howardcountymd.gov/socialmediapolicy.
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  • Five of us spent the afternoon of Thursday, 19 June 2019 at the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD. The main building has quite beautiful stonework inside and out. There is an inviting lounge with...  more »
  • Robinson's Nature Center is a great place to take your children, your friends or your family. There are lovely hiking trails and special events and displays inside the Center.  more »
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  • My Daisy scout troop helped plant trees at this place. They taught the kids how to plant, took them on a hike, and then the kids played. It was a lovely day, we learned a lot, and had a good time.
  • Love the outside area for kids and the beautiful trails! The inside area is interesting but kind of small. It doesn't take long to go through.

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