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Robinson Nature Center

6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044-4031
+1 410-313-0400
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Nature hike

Love the Nature Center. Good opportunity to get out of the house and look at nature. Well done... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin P
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Columbia, Maryland
Wonderful Family Experience

We visited Robinson Nature Center with our grandkids and had such fun. Although there are many... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
sheilal921
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Albany, New York
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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 sustainable technologies - 2 stories of interactive, multi-sensory exhibits - A "NatureSphere" digital planetarium and full-dome movie theater - A Children's Discovery Room with hands-on activities - An outdoor Nature Place play area for kids - Numerous demonstration gardens featuring native plants - A mile of walking trails with views of the Middle Patuxent River - Access to the historical Simpsonville Mill Ruins Each year, the Center runs over 450 programs including field trips, public programs, birthday parties, home school and scout programs.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6692 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044-4031
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+1 410-313-0400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Thank NoVASVX
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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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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great museum for kids to learn about nature and wildlife. Has walking paths and water features. Cool animals.

Thank lewis t
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's a nice small park. . Well kept. They don't allow dogs so it's not a place we go to all the time. We've seen deer and foes.

Thank zaphod2000
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This nature center offers great exhibits and walks. Paths lead through the wooded area down to the Middle Patuxent River. Bring a bag chair and book and enjoy the riverside setting.

Thank Columbia_Ted
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