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Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology

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Who would guess that a small local museum at a private high school would have an international... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Hidden Gem

We had such a fun afternoon at the Alf Museum. My son loves dinosaurs and was amazed at everything... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

A place my partner wanted to see. It was nice enough, as I am sure other reviewers will detail. Looking at the displays was fine, but afterwards I was disappointed that focus was on conclusions about time and evolution, with minimal information about provenance of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Who would guess that a small local museum at a private high school would have an international recognized collection of dinosaurs artifacts? But they do. It worth a visit just to see the large stone in the entry way that has the fossil footprints of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We had such a fun afternoon at the Alf Museum. My son loves dinosaurs and was amazed at everything there. They had some fun interactive kid friendly activities like digging for fossils in the tar pit, Dino skeleton building, dinosaur sound making and more. It’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kimt02
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We stopped in here while visiting family and had a great time. We were five adults and one toddler and we all learned something new at the museum and the toddler loved every minute. I honestly would have enjoyed staying even longer than we did,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank satellitesue1
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This museum is a little gem devoted to paleontology. It is on a high school campus and consists of two floors, one devoted to bones and the other to tracks. Some of the exhibits are actual fossils (many of them were very impressive) and others...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eugene W
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Found this hidden gem after visiting my grandmother in La Verne. How did I not know this place was there? It’s located on the Webb campus in Claremont; such a beautiful campus. Went with my two children (ages 9 & 11). Having just seen Jurassic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MurrietaMama
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Great little gem in Claremont. The Webb is a closed campus college but the museum is just off the parking lot. It’s not huge but we spent 2 hours there. There are interactives for kids and adults alike. Great footprint tracks. The most traffic was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mona C
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Fun for all ages, this place has been a go to place for my kids since they were in pre school. My boys are 19 and 20 and we go back every now and again!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jewelzpedroza
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Limited collection, kind of fru fru atmosphere at the Webb School. It's a simple teaching museum, OK for an hour with kids with a limited attention span, but for a real dinosaur exhibit go to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It's a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank pianisthaohuang
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Bring your kids to learn about science, history and dinosaurs. It's great for an hour, or two. Brand new and nice. Some Saturdays are Open House.

Date of experience: November 2017
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