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Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

165 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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Established in 1883, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History was created to house collections of nature’s wonders and to make them available for study. Explore the birds and wildlife, plants, geology and cultural richness that make the California Central Coast unique. The Museum's permanent exhibitions showcase the unique and curious aspects of the natural history of this area. Our permanent exhibits include one of the most extensive bird collections on display on the West Coast. Other exhibits include mammals, Native Americans, monarch butterflies, and a native plant garden. Rotating exhibits change every 4-6 months. Call the Museum to arrange fun and engaging educational tours for your group or for free field trips for school groups. Additionally, the Museum hosts periodic lectures and classes offered by internationally acclaimed scientists and local scientific institutions.

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  • Hours of Operation: T-Su 10-5
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Facility Info
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Downstairs Education Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 571
Museum Library
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 322
Special Exhibit Hall - A/V available
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1763
  • Reception Capacity: 140
Upstairs Education Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 675