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Museum of Natural History

Morro Bay State Park Road, Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-772-2694
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Fun and informative for all ages

A great little museum that focuses on the animals and environment of the Morro Bay estuary and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
William R
Fun and educational!

Wonderful museum that far exceeded our expectations. We travel a lot and have made a tradition of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nutritionsoynut
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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
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Morro Bay State Park Road, Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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+1 805-772-2694
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great little museum that focuses on the animals and environment of the Morro Bay estuary and the Central Coast. Lots of hands-on exhibits for kids, and amazing views from the Museum building and the hill behind.

Thank William R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful museum that far exceeded our expectations. We travel a lot and have made a tradition of visiting museums along the way. This museum has been the best we have visited so far. Great staff, excellent exhibits, very hands on. Great for kids and adults.

Thank Nutritionsoynut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of Morro Bay. Sunset was assume! Good area for walking. Morro Bay State Campground is across the street.

Thank Rich179
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have never been here, you need to go....especially if you have kids. Docents here are always friendly and helpful, exhibits give lots of information and it also raises your awareness of the fragility of the habitat in and around Morro Bay. Not only...More

Thank 61leslien
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We enjoyed our stop here. It is small but kids everywhere were enjoying the view, and the exhibits, many of which were interactive. The ranger working there was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank Delancy1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Hands on, interactive little museum for all ages. Don't miss nearby windy cove and great blue heron nests on the other side. A very short walk to the top of the rock behind the museum gives you a 360 view of the estuary, Morro Rock,...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went there with kids when they where smaller and it was a great learning experience for the whole family. I think we enjoyed it as much as the kids.

Thank jajamoules
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Rock Narrator is earphones telling history. There is an auditorium with additional information. Gift shop and restrooms are available. Donation box is available.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great location & great understanding of Moro bay breakdown of wildlife is exceptional take the youngsters they will enjoy it

1  Thank Mikemhs
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Terrific little free museum focusing on the bird and animal life that thrives within the Morro Bay Estuary. Great place for you and your kids to learn the names and behaviors of all the bird species that frequent the Morro Bay are and the sea...More

Thank lancersd
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25 January 2017|
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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.
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