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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, especially with kids

Always great to see wildlife up close and personal. The docents really care about the animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bradford M
Great for family and school field trips!

Great introduction to animals surroundings in our community. Kids learn how to treat animals and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Walnut Creek, California
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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank byebartelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This little museum is near a beautiful park with walking paths and playgrounds. We first encountered a turkey vulture outside and the gal answered questions about her. Going inside, we enjoyed the exhibits explaining various features of raptors. The best part, of course, is the...More

Thank RetroFan
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lots of educational programs and different animals displayed up close and personal through out the day. Great way to get the kids used to a small "museum" setting before attempting anything larger. They also have a wildlife hospital and take in injured native animals. Always...More

Thank yououttaknow
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love to bring my grandkids here. We live nearby and are members. It's so much fun to bring the kids to the member programs or just visit the animals. Everyone always has a good and memorable time. Some of the new social gatherings, such...More

Thank Monika H
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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!