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Monterey, California
Monterey and Area Attractions

Pacific Grove Museum
— Museum of Natural History
— Pacific Grove Visitor Info Center


Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum
of Natural History

The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History is located in downtown Pacific Grove, on the Monterey Peninsula — about a five-minute walk from Lovers Point and a 10-minute drive from Cannery Row.

Google Map of Pacific Grove
Museum of Natural History

Permanent exhibits at the museum feature native plants, animals, geology, and aboriginal populations of Monterey County. A variety of special temporary exhibits are also displayed throughout the year.

The Monterey County Birds exhibit contains 409 life-mounted birds representing 291 species



Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, California

Museum Gift Shop
Shop for natural history gifts, including books, posters, puzzles, games, toys, puppets, minerals, fossils, and postcards.

The Museum Gift Shop is open Tues-Sat 10am-4:30pm.



Pacific Grove Information Center and Chamber of Commerce, across from the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove
— Visitor Information Center
— Chamber of Commerce

The Pacific Grove Visitor Information Center and Chamber of Commerce is located across from the museum (on the corner of Central and Forest Avenues), just up the road from Lovers Point.

1-800-656-6650

 

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Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, California

Hours
Tues-Sat 10am-5pm
Closed on major holidays

Admission
Free admission.

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove, California

Parking
The museum is located at the corner of Forest and Central Avenues (one block down from Lighthouse Avenue and two blocks up from Lover's Point Beach) in Pacific Grove.

Street Parking is available.

More Info
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
831-648-5716


Butterfly Docents
During the overwintering season (Oct thru' Feb), Butterfly Docents (provided by the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History) are on site at the nearby Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary — daily from 12 noon-3pm to welcome visitors and answer questions about the Monarch Butterflies.

The sanctuary is a FUN place to visit, especially if you like butterflies.

Pacific Grove Visitor Information Center, Pacific Grove, CA

 

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