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Great for walks. Love the animals. Play area for children to enjoy. The birds outside are well... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Westport, Connecticut
Wonderful hidden gem!

This is a beautifully maintained and well-presented low key nature center. There is an "animal... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Terry C
Weston, CT
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

We attended a special viewing of the documentary "Gasland 2" at Earthplace. It was the first time that we ever heard of this wonderful natural spot in Westport. The programs they present focus on the environment and nature. The one we attended holds a special...More

3  Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great for walks. Love the animals. Play area for children to enjoy. The birds outside are well cared for. Hawkins is sweet. Lovely trails, and pretty nature. Quite hard to find. Not many people walking so peaceful. Large areas to walk.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is a beautifully maintained and well-presented low key nature center. There is an "animal halls" exhibit; a live small animals area, most of whom are in the process of re-hab or are permanently injured and need a safe harbor; & wonderful trails, some of...More

2  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This location will always be referred to me as the Nature Center now known as Earthplace. As a kid grew up around the corner so this was the go to place as well as walk the trails. Is still is a great place years later....More

Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Awsome place to visit, the trails are very well maintained, and for a small fee you get access to the inside. There is a plethora of information about the surrounding natural life with access to some wildlife inside. But the best part is the birds...More

Thank devildog166
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I heard about this nature center when my son was small. When he got older, he volunteered and we saw the true marvel of this place. It is a nature and scientific research center. It has public areas and exhibits, most fun are the animals...More

3  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Take your kids, take your friends to Westport's Earthplace! Nature walks, indoor exhibits, fun events. Get yourself an annual membership and keep going again and again, that's what most families do. Highly recommend!

Thank Cedar880
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is an exceptional nature center with educational and just fun exhibits for all ages. The surrounding property is laced with hiking trails, through woods and fields, and near streams. The trails are mostly easy walking for young and old, and the scenery is beautiful.

Thank nytraveller2020
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This place is great to explore, learn, hike (easy trails!). Lots of classes & special events for children. Small "zoo" of rescued wildlife, interactive exhibits in the exhibition hall. Fun for anyone, alone or in a group, but especially good for families, children.

Thank TravelTellers
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We bought a family membership and take our granddaughter regularly - wonderful little hidden gem. An annual membership is the way to go - very affordable and the kids and adults always have a great time. The rehabilitate wildlife which is awesome.

2  Thank Josie F
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We book our granddaughters for overnight visits coordinated with the Earthplace childrens program. We love the staff on the reading day which is a book that is related to a real animal to be brought out. The facility is clean, easy to roam and the...More

Thank Betsy R
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