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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

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Address: 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, CA
Phone Number: +1 925-935-1978
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12:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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I loved this place. You can learn so much about local wildlife here. You can also get a lot of behind the scenes info on what a wildlife hospital is really like. Pure awesome... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
DanaStangel
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved this place. You can learn so much about local wildlife here. You can also get a lot of behind the scenes info on what a wildlife hospital is really like. Pure awesome. Great for wildlife lovers and families.

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Thank DanaStangel
Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome back to nature experience and good family adventure- Best part were the owls up close and out of cages - WOW!!!

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Thank AmyKahn
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not that expensive and has a really neat interactive bird rescue section. It's not a huge place but enough to entertain the kids.

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Thank Snakewrangler
Walnut Creek CA
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing better then seeing our native wildlife and suppprting an agency that saves them at the same time! People work tirelessly to save animals that people bring in that are injured or sick!

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Thank Scott D
San Francisco, California
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231 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a fun place to go with the kids, especially if you're short of time. It's not a very big place but they've got some cool stuff and some animals.

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Thank amylfed
Walnut Creek, California
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

What a fun and educational outing! This place never gets old . We all have our favorite animals to see and always want to see the new exhibits. So important to have this non-tech time!! Prefer to go on weekdays, especially during school year. Enjoy!

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Thank dweiss77
Walnut Creek, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Up close and personal educational opportunity for the whole family. In addition to the museum's Lindsay Wildlife Experience they offer many special events and naturalist led local excursions. Their rehabilitation hospital is the first and largest wildlife rehabilitation center in the United States. I brought in an injured animal at the advice of a friend and left being a lifetime... More 

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Thank bharrisrn
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect for teaching your kids about animals. They also rescue injured animals in their animal hospital. They have lots of demonstrations and even have a time where your kids can pet some gentle animals. All the animals are securely taken care of so your children won't get injured or attacked. They even have a gift shop!!! And... More 

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Thank Sandra Z
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's an amazing museum to go with kids! I took a 3 years old and a baby there and they had so much fun there. There are a lot of exotic animals there!

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Thank Amanda M
San Francisco Bay Area
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This museum is really amazing. Live raptors and other animal almost within reach, but safely out of range. Other animals up close and a great demonstration program.

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Thank Misterdon

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