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Address: Central Park, Fremont, CA

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A "moving" experience.

This is a great inexpensive (free) education for kids and adults alike. They used to have one at Lake Elizabeth where they dug a pit that you could climb down inside and see the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a great inexpensive (free) education for kids and adults alike. They used to have one at Lake Elizabeth where they dug a pit that you could climb down inside and see the exact point at which the plates contacted. Until that comes back (and I wish it would) this is a great way to see where the plates... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you like geology or geocaching, this is a worthwhile do-it-yourself treasure hunt. If you want a big red dot that says, "Look here" then this will disappoint. There is no longer an exhibit, but a careful eye will reveal evidence preserved in the urban landscape of the aseismic creep that accommodates much of the strain along the Hayward fault... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Mind boggling to see the demonstration of the actual fault and how the earth has moved several feet from the last marker point. Then only across the street you see a house still standing through which the fault line actually passes through the middle! Great place to visit with children as an educative cum pleasure tour. I believe there are... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

This was up for a few weeks in 1996, during the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. It was covered up after that, because the city didn't have the budget to maintain it, a pity. For some earthquake related exhibits, try the Math Science Nucleus at 1999 Walnut Ave.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

I went to a special exhibit at Lake Elizabeth called Hayward Fault Exposed and it was a very interesting site. Explain how the latest equipment measures earth movement. Sadly, its not there any more.

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