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Cute Little Museum

Small museum but, only $3 to get in for adults. Had informative displays about the local wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pcman63
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South Pasadena, California
Check out the minke whale skeleton

The volunteer staff, Tyler, was very helpful. We especially like the 99 % complete minke whale and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndrewMark44
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Napa Valley, California
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The emphasis is on interactive and hands-on learning exhibits that provide scientific information regarding tidal forces, geology, erosion and environmental issues.
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Morro Bay State Park Road, Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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All reviews great for kids interactive displays hands on activities nice gift shop stuffed animals local birds small hill low cost volunteer staff kids and adults morro rock state park marine life couple of hours central coast bird sanctuary parking lot
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum but, only $3 to get in for adults. Had informative displays about the local wildlife and habitat. More geared for kids but, great view of the bay from the balcony.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The volunteer staff, Tyler, was very helpful. We especially like the 99 % complete minke whale and the display of local birds.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AndrewMark44
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I was quite pleasantly surprised by this little museum. We were camping at the Morro Bay State Campground and this museum was recommended to us by a docent. The museum was hosting a the following day. My children and I went to the museum to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

We had been driving by this museum for several years, and decided to go on a rare rainy weekend. It was a pleasant surprise--small as we expected, but the content is really well done and you learn a lot about marine life and the Central...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

I went with my 3 and 5 year olds, we spend a hour reading, learning about morro bay history. small but nice.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Be sure too walk around d the grounds for the very good views of Morro Rock and the Pacific Ocean. On a clear day you can see forever....

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This museum is small but such fun! The docents are very friendly and informative! Set on a hillside above Morro Bay be sure to take a walk around the grounds after you see the exhibits!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

Nice museum..very clean and quiet.. rangers are very helpful..admission for adults $3 kids can run inside free lol i meant kids free..lots of goof information available abiut that area...very good for kids age 8 and up

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is an excellent small museum packed with interesting facts and hands on activities for children. The museum covers the ecology of the area, the geological history, and natural history.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Pam B
Reviewed October 31, 2018

This is a great place to visit especially if the weather isn't good. There are all sorts of displays and an area to view the bird life and animals out in Morro Bay. Docents and helpful and can answer all your questions plus there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
The museum charges $2.00 entry fee UNLESS you are camping in the state park campground across the street, then it's FREE.
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