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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

#1 of 24 things to do in Walnut Creek Features Animals
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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Raptors and more

A nice place to get up close with a variety of live raptor species, including various hawks, eagles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff M
Wonderful and fun

Great opportunity to get close to many native animals. Many birds of prey species; eagles, hawks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GMKhalsa
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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
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+1 925-935-1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to get up close with a variety of live raptor species, including various hawks, eagles and owls. Most of these birds have some disability meaning they stay in the care of Lindsay indefinitely. The displays for many of these include the backstory...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great opportunity to get close to many native animals. Many birds of prey species; eagles, hawks, owls, vultures & more. I know it's for kids but still found it noisy. Porcupine and possum were cool to see. Many other activities and things for kids to...More

Thank GMKhalsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to be a big supporter of this organization... until they screwed me over at their fund raising auction. I had bid the "buy it now" price on several wines. After the auction terminated the auctioneer went around and got people to outbid me!...More

Thank CA-Traveler1022
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My grandchildren ages 8 and 4 years we very interested in all the exhibits and presentation as was I . I especially enjoyed the Red Shoulder Hawk exhibit as we had a nest and babies and Mother and Father in a nest near the swimming...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This museum is small, but their exhibits are great and the speakers are very knowledgeable. They are great with kids and patiently answer all questions. They help save all sick and injured animals from the local areas.

Thank 6565Danville_Ca
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The museum visit was enjoyed by us along with 6 and 11 year olds. Lots of demonstrations made us especially interesting.

Thank JoshFen
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our grandsons ask to visit Lindsay every time they visit! They live the hawks and the bald eagle. The docents do such a great job talking with kids and providing hands-on time with animals. We are happy to be members and support this important wildlife...More

Thank dweiss77
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Terrific for kids and adults alike. Its a non profit...but a great adventure in learning about anaminals in Nor Calif.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My Aunt is a passionate supporter of the Lindsay Wildlife Museum and how I ended up there one visit. The staff is extremely friendly and incredibly helpful as you navigate the exhibits. Although geared toward a younger audience, it truly has a great deal to...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just the right size for a first museum visit. The live animals are captivating and the are some hands on things to do with younger kids as well. Located in a park, you can combine the museum visit with outdoor play for a fun afternoon.

Thank sgregory2017
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Nancy D
1 March 2017|
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Response from dweiss77 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's wonderful to get so close. Enjoy!
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Monica L
10 May 2016|
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Response from DJ D | Reviewed this property |
They are small enough that they don't pre-sell admissions. You would have to fund them through traditional methods!!! But I love your interest in Lindsay and I have to tell you I volunteer there as a docent and love it... More
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Viviancounts
7 February 2015|
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Response from Angelinaxoxo89 | Reviewed this property |
There is a turkey vulture outside at the very front, but everything else is inside. It would be a wonderful place to spend a rainy day!
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