Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT 06880   203-557-4400 Earthplace Nursery School: 203-557-3638

Natureplace Closed for Nursery School special events
9:00-10:00 am May 18, 26, and 27. 

Meet in Animal Hall for story time. 

Winged Wonders 

Experience our birds of prey outside their enclosures! On the first Sunday of the month, we'll host a bird on glove demonstration where you can learn all about some of our magnificent raptors. Naturalists will discuss the animals' traits, behaviors, and unique characteristics while the birds interact with their handlers. 

Sunday, June 7, 3:00-3:30pm; free for everyone

The museum building will be closed to the public Sunday & Monday, May 24th & 25th, in observance of Memorial Day. Sanctuary, trails and birds of prey exhibit open. 

Please note our new date: Saturday, June 20.
Click here for more information!

NEW! Aqua Explorers
For ages 10-14

Calling all frog catchers! This summer, spend the afternoon searching for slippery salamanders, frisky fish, and tiny turtles in the pond, swamps, and streams at Earthplace. Each week we’ll suit up in our waders, grab our nets, and go get muddy looking for aquatic animals.

Tuesdays, 3:45-5pm; June 9, 16, 23, 30
Preregistration required; $108/month for members, $144/month for non-members
Click here to register!