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Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Address:1305 E. Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-420-6115
Fax Number:831-420-1137
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Description:Open Tuesday-Saturday during the school year,

Collects and exhibits materials relevant to the prehistory, cultural history, and natural history of the Santa Cruz area. Provides docent-led tours for elementary-school classes. Offers classes and lectures for adults and children, and presents changing exhibits. Tours and loan materials available.

LANGUAGES: Some labels in Spanish

FEES: Adults: $4.00, Seniors: $2.00, Under 18 and SCMA members: free

FUNDING: Facility by the city government and the programs by the Santa Cruz Museum Association.
Mission:The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History: connecting people with nature, and inspiring stewardship of the natural world.
Facilities:Meeting space for natural history programs available: lighting, A/V equipment, seating for 45, catering ok, call for fee.
Publications:Quarterly newsletter
Volunteer Info:There are a variety of opportunities and programs that need volunteer support. Potential volunteers should enjoy working with people and be able to commit to a regular weekday or weekend shift. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator, 420-1168, to learn more about helping out at the Museum.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Santa Cruz Museum Association
Subject Headings
 Facilities/Community Centers
Government Agencies
Historic Preservation
History Museums
Local/Regional History Museums
Natural History Museums
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified May 6, 2013

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