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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

#1 of 23 things to do in Walnut Creek Features Animals
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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Great Place to take your grandchildren

My grandchildren ages 8 and 4 years we very interested in all the exhibits and presentation as was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maggie M
Great place for all ages

This museum is small, but their exhibits are great and the speakers are very knowledgeable. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“live animals” (10 reviews)
“all ages” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
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+1 925-935-1978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My grandchildren ages 8 and 4 years we very interested in all the exhibits and presentation as was I . I especially enjoyed the Red Shoulder Hawk exhibit as we had a nest and babies and Mother and Father in a nest near the swimming...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is small, but their exhibits are great and the speakers are very knowledgeable. They are great with kids and patiently answer all questions. They help save all sick and injured animals from the local areas.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum visit was enjoyed by us along with 6 and 11 year olds. Lots of demonstrations made us especially interesting.

Thank JoshFen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our grandsons ask to visit Lindsay every time they visit! They live the hawks and the bald eagle. The docents do such a great job talking with kids and providing hands-on time with animals. We are happy to be members and support this important wildlife...More

Thank dweiss77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific for kids and adults alike. Its a non profit...but a great adventure in learning about anaminals in Nor Calif.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My Aunt is a passionate supporter of the Lindsay Wildlife Museum and how I ended up there one visit. The staff is extremely friendly and incredibly helpful as you navigate the exhibits. Although geared toward a younger audience, it truly has a great deal to...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just the right size for a first museum visit. The live animals are captivating and the are some hands on things to do with younger kids as well. Located in a park, you can combine the museum visit with outdoor play for a fun afternoon.

Thank sgregory2017
Reviewed 17 June 2017

First and foremost this is a rescue. I think they indicated over 2000 this year! Live animals to view as well as some stuffed exhibits. The birds were really interesting perched up on high displays.

Thank David J
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Fun place to go in walnut creek to view local animals. I like the raptor display. Fun to walk around and see everything.

Thank FredN47
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. Great for kids and interesting for adults. Many animals to see, my favorite is Richard the turkey vulture she, yes Richard is a she, is outside in her huge cage. She loves to look at people, as much as they like...More

Thank Stacyfootball
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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!
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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
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Viviancounts
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!
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