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Marine Mammal Center

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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
415-289-SEAL
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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea lions” (50 reviews)
“gift shop” (26 reviews)
“docent tour” (12 reviews)
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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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415-289-SEAL
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"sea lions"
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"gift shop"
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"docent tour"
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"marin headlands"
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"viewing area"
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"worthy cause"
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"animal rescue"
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"dedicated volunteers"
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"injured seals"
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"small fee"
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"interesting visit"
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"rodeo beach"
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"sea world"
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"state of the art"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in the hills is a wonderful mammal center that is great for children and adults. We took our 82 year old uncle here and everyone had a great time learning! A few seals were on exhibit being rehabbed and it was not too...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

OK, full disclosure. We first visited the MMC in 1992 and have been supporters ever since, even though we live in Michigan. Wow! Has that place changed! It's now the largest marine mammal facility in the world. A helpful docent greeted us and filled us...More

Thank VNE
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

It's a fascinating place for anybody with an interest in learning about rehabilitation of seals and marine mammal life.

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Lucy-Claire S, Digital Communications Manager at Marine Mammal Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Thank you so much for coming to visit us. We're glad you enjoyed yourself and learned a little something more about marine mammal rescue, rehabilitation and research.

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

My daughter in law volunteered here and it changed her perspective on maine life. If you have an interest in marine biology or just curious, go to the Center. Very informative and helpful. Then head off to Rodeo beach for some wine and cheese.

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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This place is the only real rehab hospital for seals and otters between San Luis Obispo and the Mendocino coast. It's the most cleanest and professional looking facility for marine rehab I've ever seen. They offer guided tours every couple of hours which are very...More

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

What a great job the personnel at this facility on doing to save these marine animals whom otherwise probably would not survive. you can view the rehab center get an idea as to what it takes to save these mammals and get a great education...More

Thank Andamy18
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is such a neat place if you love sea lions and want to learn about our coastal mammals. They are making a difference saving these creatures lives

Thank Melissa K
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Places like this give me hope for the future. The Marine Mammal Center is so much more than an ocean animal rescue center and hospital, because the information it collects in rescuing the animals serves as an important source of monitoring what is happening in...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The displays are informative, excellent selection of gifts in the shop. If you're lucky you can watch an autopsy. Standing on the desk overlooking the "hospital" is heartwarming listening to all the happy patients.

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We were going on a sunset sail out of Sausalito and decided to stop by for a tour beforehand. I'd heard about the great work the center does, and it was nice to see it first hand. The tour guide spoke enthusiastically about the animals...More

1  Thank Andrea H
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Nope. You can get them when you arrive.
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August 9, 2016|
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Response from WhitbyWanderers | Reviewed this property |
Expensive to cab there and you need a car or ubber to get there. I came from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely a car ride. From the Bay, across 101, through a tunnel, and then come out on the Pacific Ocean.
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