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Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
+1 949-494-3050
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Worth the visit-very helpful volunteers/employess

If you are in the area this place is definitely worth the stop. The volunteer who spoke to us was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
klimtfan2016
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Ridgewood, New Jersey
Amazing rescue work they do - super informative.

It is truly amazing to see what they do to rescue these beautiful animals and anyone who is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AndrewOAz
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Phoenix, Arizona
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The Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. We are open to the public for visitors every day from 10am - 4pm. We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. There is no charge for visiting us, but donations are appreciated!
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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20612 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1137
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+1 949-494-3050
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"seals and sea lions"
in 28 reviews
"non profit"
in 7 reviews
"great organization"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
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"donations are accepted"
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"small facility"
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"donation box"
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"animal rescue"
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"their natural habitat"
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"sick animals"
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"their efforts"
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"this wonderful place"
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"learn something"
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"sea life"
in 9 reviews
"free admission"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area this place is definitely worth the stop. The volunteer who spoke to us was very helpful and friendly. My daughter is an advocate for the humane treatment of all animals-she actually researched and prepared a presentation on behalf of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is truly amazing to see what they do to rescue these beautiful animals and anyone who is a nature lover will enjoy being this close to them. The Center does a great job of educating visitors on the species, issues, treatments, feeding, etc. A...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Easy to find, fun informative, small and so worthwile. We were given a 30 minute guide and chat by a worker from Oklahoma, she was really fun and informative. Highly recommend this easy to find and valuable community enterprise on the main canyon road

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This place is great for a quick visit. You will see some rescue sea lions or other sea mammals and learn a little about their situation. This place is not a major tourist attraction and you will probably not spend a lot of time there...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

if you love sea life then vist gthis place and support them they doo such a greta job looking after ten sick animals and freturning them to a good life

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

A truly special place. PMMC rescues and rehabilitates various types of seals and marine mammals. Their goal is to get animals back to their natural settings/habitats. The volunteers are lovely and full of facts and information. This is worth a short visit. PMMC is doing...More

1  Thank jrgrun2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This place is so great to take kids to so they can learn to respect the animals in the wildlife. And the dangers they encounter by human presence. The volunteers are awesome!

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

The is a place where they rescue and save marine animals. t is a noble cause and you will be hit up for a donation.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

We were in town for the holiday and I found this little gem on trip advisor. Experience was true to other accounts and on the way home from Crystal Cove. Excellent volunteer educators! My son appreciated her so much he picked her a flower. She...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Great place to see seals and marine life being taken care of. The staff obviously takes great pride and is very compassionate about the animals; so many of which are starving, abandoned, etc. Thank goodness for this place!

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Ernst1934
December 4, 2017|
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Response from chrisbishtx | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. I was there several months ago and I remember them saying donations were tax exempt.
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amy v
July 15, 2015|
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Response from JonnyDub | Reviewed this property |
After that last horrible incident, they apparently need a security guard after hours. Of course you can't just drop off one of those, but a donation towards acquiring/supporting one might be on their list.
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