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The Marine Mammal Center

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This place does a great job looking after sick and injured sea mammals and we were quite happy to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Very interesting for the family

This is a very small place to visit, but nevertheless well worth the trip. The staff are dedicated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
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2000 Bunker Rd, Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place does a great job looking after sick and injured sea mammals and we were quite happy to donate to a worthy cause. Here you can learn a lot on how we are messing up the world and what we can do to change....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small place to visit, but nevertheless well worth the trip. The staff are dedicated to explaining how the animals are recovered, for what reasons and how they take care of them so they can be later released. You will not see...More

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

This Marine Mammal Center helps to rehab animals that are injured or can’t fend for themselves in the wild. It’s a charitable organization and you can adopt some of the patient animals. You can also volunteer to help!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 68lesleyb
Reviewed March 21, 2019

This is a great organization that does wonderful work, and their facility is located in a beautiful spot with picnic tables available. The staff is very outgoing and friendly. This is not like a zoo though. It is set up for the care of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I drove two hours hoping to see seal/sea lions/fur seals upfront. While the facility does a great job rehabilitating marine mammals and educating the public, I was hoping for a better view of these animals. If you are looking to just see them closer, I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

These folks are really nice! They were full of information. The center serves a great purpose. The views of the animals were quite distant, but I loved the statues. Great views too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cedar4604
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

My sister and I were here today. It was a very interesting tour. We learned a lot about marine mammals that we didn’t know.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FrancieC
Reviewed February 18, 2019

The Marine Mammal Center is a volunteer-based center that restores seals and sea lions (and the occasional sea otter) back to health. They do interesting and important work. Docents explain the status of the animals you can see. Although a donation is requested, visits are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cpenny61
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Up close and personal Sea Lions and Seals being brought back to good health. Their are many locals who help keep this extremely important location going and visitors. Never have I met anyone who was disappointed in their visit here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TanteBouneCose
Reviewed February 5, 2019

There weren't too many mammals when we were there (which is a good thing) but the volunteers were very informative and they do wonderful things here. Thank you for helping our ocean buddies!

Date of experience: January 2019
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April 13, 2018|
Response from whybefly | Reviewed this property |
Nope. You can get them when you arrive.
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.
May 4, 2016|
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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.