Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Providence

3.7
#5 of 8 in Museums in Providence
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  • Great place to learn or refresh memory on how amazing our world really is. Excellent displays, especially taxidermy, and displays. Divided into rooms of different topics. Offers a sheet asking...  more »
  • Small museum - we all enjoyed it & our kids completed 1 of the museum's scavenger hunts. The entry way had the visitor/gift shop kiosk. The entire entry way was also dedicated to celebrating their.....  more »
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  • Thoroughly impressed with the RWP Natural history museum, admittedly my expectations were low because of the small size & only a $2 admission, but I wasn’t disappointed! Absolutely a great hidden gem in RI. Check it out! & for $3 there is a planetarium show (ages 4 and up).
  • cute little museum. the price tag meant i could easily decide to kill an hour or two here. the collection and information presented was solid & tailored to the area, & staff was nice!

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