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Well Done Small Museum with Stunning Views

We had been driving by this museum for several years, and decided to go on a rare rainy weekend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne B
San Luis Obispo, California
Small but nice

I went with my 3 and 5 year olds, we spend a hour reading, learning about morro bay history. small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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.
Morro Bay State Park Road, Morro Bay State Park, Morro Bay, CA 93442
+1 805-772-2694
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been driving by this museum for several years, and decided to go on a rare rainy weekend. It was a pleasant surprise--small as we expected, but the content is really well done and you learn a lot about marine life and the Central...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my 3 and 5 year olds, we spend a hour reading, learning about morro bay history. small but nice.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank noemorales
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Be sure too walk around d the grounds for the very good views of Morro Rock and the Pacific Ocean. On a clear day you can see forever....

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This museum is small but such fun! The docents are very friendly and informative! Set on a hillside above Morro Bay be sure to take a walk around the grounds after you see the exhibits!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Nice museum..very clean and quiet.. rangers are very helpful..admission for adults $3 kids can run inside free lol i meant kids free..lots of goof information available abiut that area...very good for kids age 8 and up

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shalika W
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is an excellent small museum packed with interesting facts and hands on activities for children. The museum covers the ecology of the area, the geological history, and natural history.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This is a great place to visit especially if the weather isn't good. There are all sorts of displays and an area to view the bird life and animals out in Morro Bay. Docents and helpful and can answer all your questions plus there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mariposa67
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a great information place for your eyes, ears, and mind. It is child friendly. The descriptions of the different eras and topography of Morro Bay are excellent. They have many fun items in the gift shop too. Definitely worth a detour.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 4ntraveler
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My wife and I stopped by this museum on a Sunday morning out of curiosity. The modest $3 fee was more than worth the enjoyment of learning so much about Morro Bay and the ecology of the central coast. Many of the exhibits are designed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drfwilson
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We visited with family and friends (with two kids). It is a super nice natural science museum. It is small but we would not expect something bigger for the small Morro Bay. We liked the way the rooms and exhibitions were organized. They had a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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January 25, 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.