Botanic garden is housed in a glass-and-steel-edged conservatory. Seasonal plants, delightful getaway. See
of Roger Williams Park Botanical Center.
Museum of Natural History and Cormack Planetarium
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood AvenueProvidence, RI, 02907Phone: 401-680-7221
Rhode Island's only natural history museum and home to the state's only planetarium make this a great place to visit and thing to do, especially on your next family vacation with children. The museum offers regular exhibits, events, and attractions. The Planetarium features a state-of-the-art Zeiss star projector and an enlarged domed ceiling on which the stars are projected. Children under age 4 are not permitted into the planetarium.
Hours: Museum open daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with last admission at 3:30 p.m. The planetarium is open every weekend and daily during July and August, with shows beginning at 2 p.m.
Admission: Museum admission is $2; planetarium admission is $3.