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Humboldt State University Natural History Museum

1315 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5820
+1 707-826-4479
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Humbolt State University!

Who Knew! Here's a wonderful University nestled in this little community where you can enjoy... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Hot Springs, Arkansas
A delightful Surprise

This is a small museum that is a delightful surprise, nicely done. Lots of things for children and... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
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Natural history museum known for its fine collection of fossils and its special programs tailored for kids.
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8 Oct 2016
“Humbolt State University!”
22 Apr 2016
“A delightful Surprise”
1315 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5820
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Who Knew! Here's a wonderful University nestled in this little community where you can enjoy living and get a good education. What a wonderful place to spend four formative years.

1  Thank condobondage
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a small museum that is a delightful surprise, nicely done. Lots of things for children and adults. A good overview of the life of the Redwood, and history of the local area. Prehistoric fossils were quite good, as well as interactive displays for...More

Thank Chellyj
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This museum displays the area's flora and fauna. Also, has a good display of fossils from pre-historic periods. They were just preparing a display of bird eggs which was really interesting. Check the huge whale skull. There is a small indoor playground area for little...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Lots to see here till take you about 45 minutes to get through if you take your time. Great place take your time and do some reading on the displays nice bit of history found through out.

Thank deadgrassdog
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This natural history museum located across from the Wildberries Market is worth a visit, especially for the kids. It gives a very good introduction/overview to the natural history of the redwood coast. It is small, but packs in quite a few exhibits and hands on...More

Thank 720Davis_M
Reviewed 8 October 2014

its a beautiful campus. my granddaughter attends the school. the entire trip was awesome. what a great experience.its a must see on your trip. loved it. the young adults were all very friendly. it reminded me of my 60's days. Go Jacks!!!!!!!!

1  Thank Steve V
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We take our kids here a few times a year. They love it! They offer a lot to learn from local natural history to ecology.

Thank grizz814
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Watching 2 children, ages 2-1/2 & 5, we were all mesmerized for over 2 hours! There are so many interactive displays for young children that are truly interesting, I was amazed. It has been many years since I have been to this petite museum, and...More

3  Thank NanaPops
Reviewed 18 July 2012

The NHM is a relatively small museum with some nice displays and a modest set of books and other items for sale. Its not a bad place to visit for a 1/2 hour or so. The university had to close the NHM due to the...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 15 June 2012

This is a small place but the kids enjoyed it. Very cheap to go only cost us $7 for 4 of us to get in. The exhibits they have on display are pretty cool. Over all a good place to take younger children.

3  Thank kmarx121
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