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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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A Good Summer Time with Kids

Relatively small place but houses good many living species of birds and reptiles, the place also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
drmsp2
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Vadodara, India
Wonderful learning experience for myself and granddaughter.

I didn't expect how LWM has changed (definitely for the good) over the years. The live animals were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cherieplumlee
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Walnut Creek, California
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“live animals” (16 reviews)
“injured animals” (13 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

Relatively small place but houses good many living species of birds and reptiles, the place also has an avian hospital in house. Live Shows are arranged to explain features of rare birds. Very educative experience for students of all age.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I didn't expect how LWM has changed (definitely for the good) over the years. The live animals were a treat to watch, the information on display about them was well thought out and presented, the play area for children kept her busy and happy as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've taken our grandkids here several times. Sometimes the waiting for feedings and other special events has seemed long and seating very limited. The wildlife and the staff are worth waiting for, however.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Took my 6 and 4 year old granddaughters during spring break and they loved it. The ticket person informed us that there would be an outdoor exhibition with a red tail hawk in about 15 min so we went outside and it was excellent. The...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The live animals are amazing for the kids. At the porcupine show they all got to pet the porcupine! Programs aimed at a young audience just long enough. Easy content aimed at the kids. Lots of hands on and climb in and around stuff. Come...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Had a couple hours to kill and we stopped in. What a neat place with well cared for animals and a great staff. Go visit.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a neat place to visit. It is geared for the 10 and under crowd, does have a bit of something for all ages. The displays are interesting and interactive. The talks are informative. I wish the animal hospital was a bit more integrated...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Took my 8 yr old Grandson. We had several hands-on experiences with animals. Got to see an old Vulture being carried outside of his cage by a docent. A totally wonderful experience.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We took our teenage grandkids there in January. We enjoyed seeing and touching the porcupine. We also had close-up views of hawks, eagles, and other raptors. It was a great outing.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Welcome to Lindsay Wildlife Museum. This gem is a must for all ages. Wonderful programs, interactive exhibits, a animals of all kinds. We have also brought injured wildlife and happily welcomed by staff. Wonderful play ground in the park. Not to be missed.

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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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