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Museum of Natural History

20 State Park Road

Morro Bay, CA 93442

(805) 772-2694

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    The MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY is a fun, educational, and interactive experience designed for people of all ages. Explore, discover, and learn about the natural habitats of the area and impacts of natural and human forces through hands-on displays, activities, and events. This destination museum is located in the heart of Morro Bay State Park with panoramic views of the bay, sand dunes, and Morro Rock.  The museum offers cultural history, Native American life, geology, and oceanography exhibits and activities for all ages: nature walks, exhibits, lectures, puppet shows, videos, docent led tours and special events. 


    PURCHASE WITH A PURPOSE: bring the education home with you by shopping in our nature store. All sales from the store help support local state parks programs & events.


    Open: Daily, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Admission: $3 adults; Children 17 & younger, FREE