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“great for all ages”

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
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Owner description: The Pacific Grove Museum is your living personal field guide to the California Central Coast. Explore the birds and wildlife, plants, geology and cultural richness that make this region unique in the world. Its mission is to inspire discover, wonder, and stewardship of our natural world. This Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.
San Jose, California
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“great for all ages”
Reviewed February 17, 2014

free admission and various types of exhibits. it has a lot displays dealing with the monarch butterflies which are interesting. Also some good information on whales.

Visited February 2014
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Santa Paula, California
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Wonderful Family Venue”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

Don't miss this museum especially with children. There aren't too many museums that offer free admission anymore. There is plenty to learn and see at this attraction. Great exhibits and informed staff. However, be sure to leave a donation so that they can carry on their good work.

Visited January 2014
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California
Level 5 Contributor
38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Excellent for Learning about CA Central Coast”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

Had GREAT time at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History. As described it is a 'living personal field guide to the California Central Coast." Visitors are able to explore the wildlife, plants and geology of this truly unique region. The Museum's mission is "to inspire discovery, wonder, and stewardship of our natural world," and it lives up to it well!

Visited January 2014
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Fresno, California
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great for kids!”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is a must if you have small kids with you! Lots of things to explore. They even have a huge nest outside.

Visited December 2013
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Santa Cruz, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Enriching”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

As a beginning birder the wonderful array of birds displayed was fascinating! it helped me gain a better appreciation for field markings. The museum may not be considered modern but what it doesn't have in pizzazz it makes up for in genuine and thoughtful content! I have returned and will return whenever I get a chance.

Visited November 2013
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