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Nature Center and Aquarium

Plan your visit! The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is a natural history museum and aquarium, offering easy walking trails through various habitats and a boardwalk to Narragansett Bay. Stop into the Nature Shop and view our live Common Raven Zachariah! Guided walks, birding classes, lectures, and family programs are offered throughout the year. The facility and trails are handicapped-accessible.

1401 Hope Street (Rte 114)
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 949-5454 x3118


Are we open for visitors? Before your visit, please check the Nature Center and Aquarium webpage closing announcements due to holidays, inclement weather or private events.

Exhibits & Nature Gift Shop: Open daily; 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Trails and Grounds: Open daily; sunrise - sunset


Adult $6.00
Senior $5.00
Child (ages 4-12) $4.00
Child (under 4) free
Audubon Society of RI Members FREE
Call us for information on groups of more than 10 people.

Headquarters Office

Audubon's administrative office is situated on the Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island
12 Sanderson Road
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 949-5454 x3000


Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.
Restrooms and water refill stations are available for visitor use during these hours.
Closed All Major Holidays

Please visit our events calendar for upcoming educational programs!