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Robinson Nature Center

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Those of us who live in the nearby neighborhoods are so lucky to have this beautiful nature... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fran w
Columbia, Maryland
Great first experience with family and well received.

Our first time visiting (won't be the last) we brought our 3 grandchildren for the Lil' stars... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Pasadena, Maryland
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  • Average6%
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The Robinson Nature Center is a unique nature education facility with fun for the whole family. The Center is a LEED platinum certified green building situated on 18 acres of land. Attractions include: - Solar panels, green roof, and a host of other...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044-4031
+1 410-313-0400
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Those of us who live in the nearby neighborhoods are so lucky to have this beautiful nature preserve close by and if you are driving a long distance it is worth the trip. Upon driving in you know it is a special place peaceful and...More

Thank Fran w
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our first time visiting (won't be the last) we brought our 3 grandchildren for the Lil' stars - galaxies program. Our grandkids are 3,4, and 6. This was an excellent program, short but very understandable for their age. Then we toured the facilities and the...More

Thank jbenson8212
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We came here recently with friends and out-of-town visitors. All of us are adults, and we all had a wonderful time at the Center. I loved the walk to the front door, through a meadow of native plants. I found out that coneflowers and annual...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Love the Nature Center. Good opportunity to get out of the house and look at nature. Well done facility. Only 2 setbacks. With the amount of rain that we have recently gotten in the area, trail is muddy (understandably so) and we also went on...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We visited Robinson Nature Center with our grandkids and had such fun. Although there are many activities inside and out, you can surely visit on a cold or rainy or very hot day and find enough to do inside. The Center appeals to all ages,...More

Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I took my three year old grandson and 2 year old granddaughter yesterday to the Robinson Nature Center. It was fantastic! The indoor tree/forest display was awesome. The children were fascinated with the various animal displays. The discovery room where games, toys and live animal...More

Thank Travelgrandmom
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Amazing Nature Center for the entire family but especially for young children. Visual and Auditory clues lead you on a trail of discovery inside and out. Interactive displays, activities and opportunities beckon you on. A true local treasue for kids and adults alike.

Thank Judith N
Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is a GREAT place for kids to explore; however I do recommend for toddlers, not really for tiny babies.

Thank bparikh1019
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It is easy to get to, plenty of parking and there were many exhibits and paths to walk on a somewhat small grounds. Bring your family and kids as they have many activities for all.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The indoor activities are quite fun for the family. The outdoor park is outstanding for all those youngsters who like to make believe! The big nest is really special.

Thank scamardese2015
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