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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Features Animals
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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Great place to take little kids, a rescue like facility where kids can get a close up view of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leo A
St. Helena, California
A special treat for your children and grandchildren!

Thus is a small animal museum with attached clinic for injured wildlife and a nice small gift shop... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Walnut, California
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“live animals” (13 reviews)
“injured animals” (12 reviews)
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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take little kids, a rescue like facility where kids can get a close up view of animals and plenty of games, books, and toys about animals. We purchased a 4 foot long snake for our granddaughter. And afterwards there is a park...More

Thank Leo A
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Thus is a small animal museum with attached clinic for injured wildlife and a nice small gift shop. Nearby is a miniature train museum especially wonderful during the holiday season.

Thank 862heather
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Lindsay Wildlife Museum has a collection of exhibits concerning the local flora and fauna in the area, as well as live animals who have been rescued from the wild. I have never seen a museum quite like this, and it is an excellent way...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Always great to see wildlife up close and personal. The docents really care about the animals and are very informative. They also run a clinic where you can take injured wild animals for check-out and release.

Thank Bradford M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great introduction to animals surroundings in our community. Kids learn how to treat animals and their habitats.

Thank byebartelson
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We Grandparents accompanied our almost 3year old granddaughter here recently. We were impressed with the exhibits, docents, animals and educational mission of the Museum. They care for a huge number of wildlife from the area each year. We saw a demonstration in the clinic (through...More

Thank Donalamo
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Must see for their raptor program. Great little wildlife programs for children and adults alike. On the weekends one is able to get up front and personal with the raptors and other animals. I petted a porcupine the other day. Great to see hawks and...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

When the weather turns bad this is a great place to let the kids run aground and explore when the weather is fine the docents offer outdoor show and tell of the museums residents!

Thank ShannaBanana8
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have a membership. It's a perfect outing with our young kids. It's not too big, but lots to see. They often have special talks, or behind the scenes look at the vets, or have an animal out for petting. I've learned a lot. As...More

Thank pieperhermosa
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Lindsay is a wonderful asset for the City of Walnut Creek and it's animal friends. This is a rescue facility that engages the community in educational, artistic, and social activities. It is a special place for both children and adults.

Thank nan s
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Nancy D
28 February 2017|
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Response from dweiss77 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's wonderful to get so close. Enjoy!
Monica L
9 May 2016|
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Response from DJ D | Reviewed this property |
They are small enough that they don't pre-sell admissions. You would have to fund them through traditional methods!!! But I love your interest in Lindsay and I have to tell you I volunteer there as a docent and love it... More
6 February 2015|
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Response from Angelinaxoxo89 | Reviewed this property |
There is a turkey vulture outside at the very front, but everything else is inside. It would be a wonderful place to spend a rainy day!