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Museum of Natural History

This is an excellent small museum packed with interesting facts and hands on activities for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pam B
Monrovia, California
Great for kids and adults who like nature!

This is a great place to visit especially if the weather isn't good. There are all sorts of... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Arroyo Grande, California
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The emphasis is on interactive and hands-on learning exhibits that provide scientific information regarding tidal forces, geology, erosion and environmental issues.
Morro Bay State Park Road, Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-772-2694
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an excellent small museum packed with interesting facts and hands on activities for children. The museum covers the ecology of the area, the geological history, and natural history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pam B
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a great place to visit especially if the weather isn't good. There are all sorts of displays and an area to view the bird life and animals out in Morro Bay. Docents and helpful and can answer all your questions plus there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a great information place for your eyes, ears, and mind. It is child friendly. The descriptions of the different eras and topography of Morro Bay are excellent. They have many fun items in the gift shop too. Definitely worth a detour.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 4ntraveler
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My wife and I stopped by this museum on a Sunday morning out of curiosity. The modest $3 fee was more than worth the enjoyment of learning so much about Morro Bay and the ecology of the central coast. Many of the exhibits are designed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drfwilson
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited with family and friends (with two kids). It is a super nice natural science museum. It is small but we would not expect something bigger for the small Morro Bay. We liked the way the rooms and exhibitions were organized. They had a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BrunoCarreiroDaSilva
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a nice location and it has interesting items to view as well as displays that are informative. Great for kids, it's not very big so you can go through it fairly quickly if so desire. Friendly and helpful staff.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ohana
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here. That end of the bay is wonderful, and we would not have seen it had we not ventured to find the museum. The staff there were so very friendly and informative, the displays excellent. Highly recommend it for visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank catiesbubbie
Reviewed 16 July 2018

What a Treasure! Hands-on exhibit shows knowledge, care, and love! Only $3 - best $3 we spent on the trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank E-LanUSA
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Not often you’ll find such a pleasantly located museum and this one includes a magnificent view of the bay and estuary it goes to such great lengths to inform people about. Excellent value at just $3pp, lots of information and interactive activities aimed with conservation...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MandM29
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was a nice and informative museum. Very inexpensive and our grandson really enjoyed it. It was nice to learn about our surroundings. I would visit again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michele D
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Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
The museum charges $2.00 entry fee UNLESS you are camping in the state park campground across the street, then it's FREE.