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Humboldt State University Natural History Museum

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1315 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5820
+1 707-826-4479
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HSU campus is quite lovely. HSU could do a better job at providing an interpretive experience for visitors and students

HSU is located in Arcata, CA. The campus is beautiful. However, the beauty can be lost due to a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RLPark
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Seattle, Washington
Charming Museum - Great for Kids!

Small but packed with informative exhibits. A must-see if you are interested in dinosaur history... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Cindy T
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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Natural history museum known for its fine collection of fossils and its special programs tailored for kids.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 25, 2018
“Charming Museum - Great for Kids!”
3 days ago
“HSU campus is quite lovely. HSU could do a better job at providing an interpretive experience for visitors and students”
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1315 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5820
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Reviewed 3 days ago

HSU is located in Arcata, CA. The campus is beautiful. However, the beauty can be lost due to a lack of Interpretive activities or an App. The campus is pretty hilly, not for the weak of heart nor those with access needs.

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Small but packed with informative exhibits. A must-see if you are interested in dinosaur history. Go across the street to the Redwood Capitol Bank to see two more dinosaur sculptures. The college student who was working at the desk was extremely well informed and eager...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Who Knew! Here's a wonderful University nestled in this little community where you can enjoy living and get a good education. What a wonderful place to spend four formative years.

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Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is a small museum that is a delightful surprise, nicely done. Lots of things for children and adults. A good overview of the life of the Redwood, and history of the local area. Prehistoric fossils were quite good, as well as interactive displays for...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2016

This museum displays the area's flora and fauna. Also, has a good display of fossils from pre-historic periods. They were just preparing a display of bird eggs which was really interesting. Check the huge whale skull. There is a small indoor playground area for little...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Lots to see here till take you about 45 minutes to get through if you take your time. Great place take your time and do some reading on the displays nice bit of history found through out.

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Reviewed June 3, 2015

This natural history museum located across from the Wildberries Market is worth a visit, especially for the kids. It gives a very good introduction/overview to the natural history of the redwood coast. It is small, but packs in quite a few exhibits and hands on...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2014

its a beautiful campus. my granddaughter attends the school. the entire trip was awesome. what a great experience.its a must see on your trip. loved it. the young adults were all very friendly. it reminded me of my 60's days. Go Jacks!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We take our kids here a few times a year. They love it! They offer a lot to learn from local natural history to ecology.

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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Watching 2 children, ages 2-1/2 & 5, we were all mesmerized for over 2 hours! There are so many interactive displays for young children that are truly interesting, I was amazed. It has been many years since I have been to this petite museum, and...More

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