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Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
+1 949-494-3050
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This place is great for a quick visit. You will see some rescue sea lions or other sea mammals and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hairycalgrad
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Buena Park, California
must vist place for nature lovers

if you love sea life then vist gthis place and support them they doo such a greta job looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
skylane72
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. We are open to the public for visitors every day from 10am - 4pm. We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. There is no charge for visiting us, but donations are appreciated!
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
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"seals and sea lions"
in 28 reviews
"non profit"
in 7 reviews
"great organization"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"donations are accepted"
in 5 reviews
"small facility"
in 5 reviews
"donation box"
in 4 reviews
"animal rescue"
in 4 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 4 reviews
"sick animals"
in 3 reviews
"their efforts"
in 3 reviews
"sea life"
in 9 reviews
"this wonderful place"
in 3 reviews
"learn something"
in 3 reviews
"free admission"
in 4 reviews
"san clemente"
in 3 reviews
"orange county"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great for a quick visit. You will see some rescue sea lions or other sea mammals and learn a little about their situation. This place is not a major tourist attraction and you will probably not spend a lot of time there...More

Thank Hairycalgrad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

if you love sea life then vist gthis place and support them they doo such a greta job looking after ten sick animals and freturning them to a good life

Thank skylane72
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A truly special place. PMMC rescues and rehabilitates various types of seals and marine mammals. Their goal is to get animals back to their natural settings/habitats. The volunteers are lovely and full of facts and information. This is worth a short visit. PMMC is doing...More

Thank jrgrun2017
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This place is so great to take kids to so they can learn to respect the animals in the wildlife. And the dangers they encounter by human presence. The volunteers are awesome!

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

The is a place where they rescue and save marine animals. t is a noble cause and you will be hit up for a donation.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the holiday and I found this little gem on trip advisor. Experience was true to other accounts and on the way home from Crystal Cove. Excellent volunteer educators! My son appreciated her so much he picked her a flower. She...More

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great place to see seals and marine life being taken care of. The staff obviously takes great pride and is very compassionate about the animals; so many of which are starving, abandoned, etc. Thank goodness for this place!

Thank caw18
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were lucky enough to have a friend show us around. Everyone here is very passionate about helping the Pacific Marine Mammals, being loving but making sure that there is no human imprinting for the ones who will be released back to the wild when...More

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

These people work 24/7 they rescue seals that are injured/ starving or pups just abandoned. They do what most people can’t. They need donations. Please help as we have for many years. Go visit when you are in town,

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Oh my gosh, I should write a letter to the tourism bureau for Orange County, because had I not been leafing thorough their "100 Things To do in Orange County" guide, I wouldn't have known that this wonderful place existed! It was a bit of...More

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Ernst1934
5 December 2017|
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Response from chrisbishtx | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. I was there several months ago and I remember them saying donations were tax exempt.
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amy v
15 July 2015|
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Response from JonnyDub | Reviewed this property |
After that last horrible incident, they apparently need a security guard after hours. Of course you can't just drop off one of those, but a donation towards acquiring/supporting one might be on their list.
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