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Buttonwood Park Zoo

425 Hawthorn Street

New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 991-6178 – Local Phone

Website: http://bpzoo.org/

Buttonwood Park Zoo is your nature connection!  Come visit one of the finest small zoos in the United States and encounter animals from both at home and around the world.  Take a journey through our Berkshires to the Sea exhibits to meet black bears, mountain lions, river otters, bald eagles, and seals. Cross the covered bridge and enter the world of Buttonwood Farm, where you’ll meet rare breeds of farm animals. And don’t forget to say hello to our Asian elephants, Emily & Ruth!

Walter D. Stone Memorial Zoo

1 Franklin Park Road

Boston, MA 02121

(617) 989-2000 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.zoonewengland.org/page.aspx?pid=220

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stonezoo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/zoonewengland

Stone Zoo, formerly known as the Middlesex Fells Zoo, is located on a 26-acre site near the sparkling Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA. Charles Price, Superintendent of the Metropolitan District Commission’s Middlesex Fells Reservation, founded the Zoo in 1905, and in 1969, the site was renamed in honor of Walter D. Stone, a former Zoo Director. In July of 1997 the CZC changed its name to Zoo New England to reflect the changing image of the Zoos.


Museum of Science

Science Park

Boston, MA 02114-1099

(617) 589-0100 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.mos.org/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/museumofscience
The Museum’s mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation’s relationship with science and technology.

Capron Park Zoo

201 County Street

Attleboro, MA 02703-3510

(774) 203-1840 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.capronparkzoo.com/

Capron Park Zoo has been one of the area’s premiere recreational  facilities for more than 70 years.  Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it’s watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at a snake or relaxing in our Rainforest, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

New England Aquarium

Central Wharf

Boston, MA 02110-3399

(617) 973-5200 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.neaq.org/index.php

Dive into the world of water without getting wet at the New England Aquarium. Explore vibrant coral reefs, from the Bahamas and the tropical Pacific to temperate Australia. Meet the lionfish and the stonefish, some of the most poisonous fishes in the sea. Discover how the Aquarium collects these specimens at the Bahamas Collecting Trip Blog, introduce yourself to the harbor seals, and don’t forget to say hello to Myrtle, the green sea turtle.

Franklin Park Zoo

1 Franklin Park Zoo

Boston, MA 02121-3255

(617) 541-LION – Local Phone

Website: http://www.zoonewengland.org

Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled within Boston’s historic Franklin Park.

Southwicks Zoo

2 Southwick Street

Mendon, MA 01756

(508) 883-9182 – Local Phone

(800) 258-9182 – Toll Free

Website: http://www.southwickszoo.com/

Southwick’s Zoo is New England’s largest zoo. We’ve just celebrated our 50th birthday.