Earthplace - The Nature Discovery Center

10 Woodside Lane
Westport, CT 06880

203-557-4400

The mission of Earthplace is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action. Founded in 1958 and accredited by The American Association of Museums, Earthplace maintains a 62 acre wildlife sanctuary with trails, exhibits an interactive natural history museum with wildlife dioramas, houses live wildlife for public viewing and hosts many public nature programs and events.  Other activities include a state-licensed preschool and summer camp, and the Harbor Watch water quality testing program.

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