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See What BIMI Has in Store this Season...

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The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Squid Dissection
1:00 pm
For students ages 7 and up. Dissect your own squid. Learn about the anatomy and behavior of this fascinating local sea creature.  Feed the fish in our tanks when you are finished. Younger students may need assistance from their parents. Program typically take 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Reservations suggested, space is limited! , ...
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Harbor Tours
10:00 am

Get your sea legs aboard an historic 23 foot old Oldport Launch. Tour the Great Salt Pond. Learn about local history, folklore, and ecology of the pond and island. Meet at the BIMI center at 15 minutes prior to tour. Boat will launch from the BIMI dock. Tuesdays at at 10 AM and Wednesdays at 11 am! 

Cost: $32 per person. Five years old and under are free! Discount family pass: $3 dollar discount per ticket when 4 or more tickets are purchased at the same time.

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Aquarium Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Dockside Exploration and Crabbing
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us at BIMI! Explore the living world along our docks and see what crabs you can catch. Ages 6 and up. there is no fee for this program. Donations are greatly appreciated. , ...
Tuesday Talk: New England Seals and Marine Mammal Rescue
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sarah Callan, Mystic Marine Mammal Rescue Donations are always appreciated! , ...
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The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Wednesday Harbor Tours
11:00 am

Get your sea legs aboard an historic 23 foot old Oldport Launch. Tour the Great Salt Pond. Learn about local history, folklore, and ecology of the pond and island. Meet at the BIMI center at 15 minutes prior to tour. Boat will launch from the BIMI dock. Tuesdays at at 10 AM and Wednesdays at 11 am! 

Cost: $32 per person. Five years old and under are free! Discount family pass: $3 dollar discount per ticket when 4 or more tickets are purchased at the same time.

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Beach Exploration
1:00 pm
Explore beaches around the island with BIMI. Bring a bag and help us clean up the shoreline. Free of charge, donations are appreciated. , ...
Aquarium Hours
12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
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The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Squid Dissection
1:00 pm
For students ages 7 and up. Dissect your own squid. Learn about the anatomy and behavior of this fascinating local sea creature.  Feed the fish in our tanks when you are finished. Younger students may need assistance from their parents. Program typically take 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Reservations suggested, space is limited! , ...
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The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Secrets of the Ocean
1:00 pm
Every Friday, come and discover a different secret that the oceans hold. For more specifics, check out our Facebook page. Donations encouraged! Ages 7 and up. July 19th:  “OCEAN TRIVIA CONTEST” July 26th:  “ROCKS – GIFTS OF THE GLACIER” , ...
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Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Story Time and Art
9:30 am
For our youngest visitors (ages 3 to 6). Children listen to a wonderful seaside tale and create an art project afterwards. An adult must accompany the child and assist with the project as needed. Free of charge. Donations are encouraged! Saturday, July 6th-Octopus creations , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Andy’s Way Exploration and Species Collection
1:00 pm
Come to the beach and explore while looking for small creatures to add to our exploration tanks. Fun for the whole family! Water shoes needed. We do have a beach wheelchair if anyone needs it. Transportation is available from BIMI. Please indicate on reservation form that transportation will be needed as space is limi , ...
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Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Andy’s Way Exploration and Species Collection
9:00 am
Come to the beach and explore while looking for small creatures to add to our exploration tanks. Fun for the whole family! Water shoes needed.  Transportation is available and leaves from from BIMI at 12:45PM.  Please call 401-500-3501 if transportation to the beach will be needed as space is limited. Otherwise meet u , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Art Meets Ocean Science
1:00 pm
Ages 7 and up. Discover the wonders of marine science expressed through the magnificence of art. Program changes weekly. Call 401-500-3501 or email info@blockislandmaritime.org for more information. Program lasts approximately 2 hours. July 21st: Knot Tying Lesson and make your own Sailor’s Bracelet , ...
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The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Squid Dissection
1:00 pm
For students ages 7 and up. Dissect your own squid. Learn about the anatomy and behavior of this fascinating local sea creature.  Feed the fish in our tanks when you are finished. Younger students may need assistance from their parents. Program typically take 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Reservations suggested, space is limited! , ...
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Harbor Tours
10:00 am

Get your sea legs aboard an historic 23 foot old Oldport Launch. Tour the Great Salt Pond. Learn about local history, folklore, and ecology of the pond and island. Meet at the BIMI center at 15 minutes prior to tour. Boat will launch from the BIMI dock. Tuesdays at at 10 AM and Wednesdays at 11 am! 

Cost: $32 per person. Five years old and under are free! Discount family pass: $3 dollar discount per ticket when 4 or more tickets are purchased at the same time.

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Aquarium Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Dockside Exploration and Crabbing
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us at BIMI! Explore the living world along our docks and see what crabs you can catch. Ages 6 and up. there is no fee for this program. Donations are greatly appreciated. , ...
Tuesday Talk: Block Island’s Great White Sharks, Seals and What’s Next
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jon Dodd the Executive Director of the Atlantic Shark Institute will join us for this always fascinating look into the white sharks that visit Block Island, our growing seal population and a new study that aims to answer questions about both. In this presentation Jon will share up-to-date data, findings and tagging of , ...
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Test event
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Fishing Academy
8:30 am
The Fishing Academy at BIMI provides a safe, fun environment for children ages 6-14 to learn how to fish, or improve on the angling skills they already have. To ensure the best possible experience, we set a limit of 10 students per session. Students should wear beach attire. Sunscreen application prior to arriving at t , ...
Aquarium Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
Creature Feature
11:00 am
Come join us while we highlight a special animal in one of our tanks. Learn about how they live and why they are important to ecosystem. Notice: Creature Features are always open to the public (free admission) and do not require registration. However, many of our other programs require registration and have an associat , ...
Wednesday Harbor Tours
11:00 am

Get your sea legs aboard an historic 23 foot old Oldport Launch. Tour the Great Salt Pond. Learn about local history, folklore, and ecology of the pond and island. Meet at the BIMI center at 15 minutes prior to tour. Boat will launch from the BIMI dock. Tuesdays at at 10 AM and Wednesdays at 11 am! 

Cost: $32 per person. Five years old and under are free! Discount family pass: $3 dollar discount per ticket when 4 or more tickets are purchased at the same time.

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Beach Exploration
1:00 pm
Explore beaches around the island with BIMI. Bring a bag and help us clean up the shoreline. Free of charge, donations are appreciated. , ...
Aquarium Hours
12:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aquarium Hours: Wednesday-Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesdays: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2023 Season starts on June 25th and ends August 25th The outdoor aquarium closes to the public on August 25th. School and group programs/field trips are available through October. , ...
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