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Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History|
|Address:||1305 E. Cliff Drive|
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
|Description:||Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm
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.
Mountain Lion Exhibit
Wildlife & Habitats
The Ohlone People
Garden Learning Center
Geology of Santa Cruz
Monterey Bay Marine Life
LANGUAGES: Some labels in Spanish
FEES: Museum entrance fee: Adults $4.00, Seniors $2.00, Under 18 and SCMA members: free. Member's dues help support Museum programs and further our mission. Memberships: Student/Senior $15, Individual Membership $35, Family Membership $50.
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.|
Storytime at the Museum
Explore the Night Sky
Every 4th Saturday this summer we'll explore the wonders of the night sky.
Sketching through the Seasons
Explore and sketch along the San Lorenzo River.
Every 2nd Saturday this summer, join us for family fun & natural history-themed events.
Birding Along the San Lorenzo River Walk
|Facilities:||Meeting space for natural history programs available: lighting, A/V equipment, seating for 45, catering ok, call for fee.
|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|
Local/Regional History Museums
Natural History Museums
|This record last modified March 2, 2015|