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Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

165 Forest Ave , Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone  (831) 648-5716
Fax  (831) 648-5755
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Established in 1883, as the Chautauqua Museum, the Museum was created to house collections of nature’s wonders and to make them available for study.  Join us today by coming to explore the birds and wildlife, plants, geology and cultural richness that make the California Central Coast region unique in the world. The Museum's permanent exhibitions that showcase the unique and curious aspects of the natural history of the California Central Coast.  Some of our permanent exhibits include one of the most extensive bird collections on display on the West Coast, exhibits on whales, mollusks, mammals, Native Americans and a native plant garden.  We also have a rotating exhibit that changes every 4-6 months.  We will gladly arrange free field trips for school groups and can host other groups for fun and engaging educational tours.  Additionally,  the Museum hosts periodic lectures and classes offered by internationally acclaimed scientists and local scientific institutions.

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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Downstairs Education Room 0 X 0 571
Museum Library 0 X 0 322 0
Special Exhibit Hall - A/V available 0 X 0 1763 0 140
Upstairs Education Room 0 X 0 675

Night Owl: The Science of Seduction

    • 02/13/2016
    • From: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • 165 Forest Ave
  • Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History is excited to open its doors for an adults-only (18+)* evening event. This February discover the secret love lives of animals, from fascinating romantic rituals to the science of attracting mates. Grab a drink, enjoy salsa dance lessons, and take a closer… more

Mushroom Mysteries: A Guide to What We Don't Know about Fungi

    • 02/21/2016
    • From: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
  • 165 Forest Ave
  • Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

Rain at last! And that means mushrooms are appearing in numbers not seen for the past several years. Enjoy an afternoon inside to learn about what you might find popping up outside. Explaining some of mysteries of mushrooms will be speaker Christian Schwarz. He is "Minister of Science" and taxonomic… more

Science Saturday: Worms, Slugs & Bugs

    • 02/27/2016
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 165 Forest Ave
  • Location: Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

Why are slugs slimy? How does a worm see without eyes? Is a pill bug really a bug? Discover the answer to these questions and more as we dig down into the dirt to learn more about these tiny critters and the large role they play in our ecosystem for Science Saturday: Worms, Slugs and Bugs. Make… more

Meat the Truth

    • 02/10/2016
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • 165 Forest Ave
  • Location: Corner of Forest and Central Avenues in Pacific Grove

A cast of celebrities is featured in this high profile documentary which reveals the little-known fact that livestock generate more greenhouse gases than all cars, trucks, trains, boats and planes combined. What can we do as individuals to mitigate the harmful effects of animal agriculture?… more

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
  • 165 Forest Ave
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Established in 1883, as the Chautauqua Museum, the Museum was created to house collections of nature’s wonders and to make them available for study. Join… more

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