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Morro Bay
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Follow your nose from the end of Embarcadero to this hidden gem

For us, pedestrians by choice, whenever we can go bi-pedal, we always end up here in Morro Bay... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
Cute Little Museum

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

Reviewed May 15, 2019
pcman63
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South Pasadena, 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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For us, pedestrians by choice, whenever we can go bi-pedal, we always end up here in Morro Bay. It's really all about the gift shop for us (museum admission is $3 per adult) but we never seem to get that far. What a sweet little shop this is! Put the emphasis here on
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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.
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The volunteer staff, Tyler, was very helpful. We especially like the 99 % complete minke whale and the display of local birds.
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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 attend a lecture and kid’s activity
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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 Coast. It is very kid friendly and they
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