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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 East Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
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Primary Phone:831-420-6115
Fax Number:831-420-1137
Description:Tuesday-Friday 11am-4pm;
Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm

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: Museum entrance fee: Adults $4.00, Seniors $2.00, Under 18 and SCMA members: free. 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:Our mission is to connect people to nature and inspire stewardship of the natural world through an array of educational programs and exhibits focused on natural and cultural history of our region.
Programs:Educational programs
School programs
Adult lectures
Family festivals
Special Events
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
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 August 20, 2016

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