Animal Adventures Family Zoo & Science Center
Other Ideas: Butterfly Landing at Franklin Park Zoo; Mystic Aquarium; Franklin Park Zoo - Zoo New England; Butterfly Garden at Museum of Science; Southwick's Zoo
Animal Adventures was founded in 1992 by Ed Laquidara. Participants learn about and handle different creatures including tortoises, lizards, snakes, alligators, ferrets, skunks, and many others, as well as discover the role of each in our delicate ecosystem.
The Center features:
• an indoor small mammal petting corral
• three (3) indoor aquatic exhibits filled with all types of crocodilians, aquatic turtles, and lizards
• exotic mammal habitats
• a separate, secure, and climate-controlled 'Reptile Room.'
• outdoor Farm Animal Corrals (opened depending on weather)
• a birthday party room
• indoor cleaning and restroom facilities
Visiting the Center
Guided tours are available to the general public during open hours includes a hands-on introduction to the animals!
Visitors learn about and handle different creatures including tortoises, lizards, snakes, alligators, ferrets, skunks, and many others, as well as discover the role of each in our delicate ecosystem.
Programs & Shows
Animal adventures offers hands-on exotic animal programs that are a fun learning experience no matter what the occasion.
Camps & Vacation Programs
Animal Adventures day camps are an exciting way to spend vacations. All Animal Adventures programs are developed in accordance with Massachusetts educational standards and curriculum for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
Check for prices.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00-5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00-5:00 PM
Open 7 days a week during school breaks
New Year's Eve
$12 per person
Ages 2-3 $6
Under 2: Free
Animal adventure in Bolton, MAAbsolutely The best, A must to go - you can really touch all these exotic animals. People there are great, too Go with kids, adults will enjoy it too.
Animal Adventures is Great!!!!!My wife and I were looking for something different to do with our 2 and 8 year old kids. We spent about 2 hours at their facility. While the facilily was not elaborate, they had an amazing array of animals. Due to the fact it was not crowded, we had a private guide who educated us about the animials. He took most of the animals out for us to pet. He was very informative and so nice to my kids. I would definately take your family to this wonderful establishment
Birthday Party EntertainmentWe hired this company to bring animals to my daughter's 8th birthday party. She likes all animals, but particularly furry ones, so I requested mammals only. What a hit! There was an incredible variety, from the common, but still fun (ferret, GIANT bunny, skunk) to the more exotic (hedgehog, flying squirrel, chinchilla), plus they threw in the baby alligator for good measure. At least 10 animals total. The presenter had many interesting tidbits to tell about each animal and let the kids touch and occasionally even hold them. We all had a great time, and while it's certainly not an inexpensive choice, it's one I'd highly recommend. If we lived closer to Bolton, I would have taken the kids to their facility instead, as there are many more animals to see and it's less $$. But this was a great option.
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