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Address: 2000 Bunker Road, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
Phone Number: 415-289-SEAL
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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions...

The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.

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Thank you for all you do.

KP2 has been adopted. Thanks for helping these seals get healthy enough to return to the wild. A great service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
June P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

KP2 has been adopted. Thanks for helping these seals get healthy enough to return to the wild. A great service.

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Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend who lives in the area took us here on our travels that day. What a great job these volunteers do in saving these poor creatures from us! It will make you think twice next time the wind takes litter out of your hand and you let it go. Mammals from all up and down the California coast are... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I learned at the mammal center...1. plastic and human garbage kills....2. I want to snuggle a recuperating sea lion...3. these animals need us and so does the center. Please tour this place and adopt an animal. p.s. I didn't get to snuggle a real sea lion but I did get to pet the taxidermied one. :) Awesome place!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm glad we visited. It is sad to see the animals require help but so grateful this group serves that need. As humans we need to be more mindful about what we are doing to this earth...this visit is a reminder of that. Thank you for what you do Marine Mammal Center!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience! Gorgeous location and a worthwhile cause. Definitely take the guided tour and adopt a patient.

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's free to just stop by to just view the animals being rehabilitated, but worth it to call ahead to ask about tour times. The staff are working hard to get these animals back out to the wild and it's incredible to see their efforts.

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What incredible work they do at this Center! We went on a docent led tour and learned so much about their mission and the impact they have on hundreds of seals and sea lions each year. They had 94 patients when we visited but were told they had over 250 that spring. Please note this is not a zoo or... More 

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Burlingame, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much to learn here and see animal rehabilitation in action. Viewing balconies to see animals and workers. Windows to view food making and lab and even necroscopy. Docent led tours or you can go alone. Classroom for kids to learn too. Very knowledgeable docents roaming around to answer questions. Free admission but suggested donation is $5 a person. Great... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this place since I was a kid... I have taken my family here and they love it... How can you go wrong with showing others a place that is full of interesting things and lessons to be learned about ocean animals and compassion... Conservation and caring... Warning: sometimes there is a necropsy in process.. Some... More 

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Palm Bay Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new facility is a far cry from the old days. The education staff explains the purpose...not a zoo but a hospital...Super gift shop...help them keep up the good caring work

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