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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

#1 of 23 things to do in Walnut Creek Features Animals
1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
+1 925-935-1978
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The Lindsay is the best!

We have been going to Lindsay Wildlife Museum for almost 20 years now and each time it is such a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne M
Fantastic site for children and their parents!

Great museum! Knowledgeable workers and volunteers, and great exhibits. Can't wait to go back. Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
k m
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Concord, California
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  • Average1%
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1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597-2540
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+1 925-935-1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Lindsay Wildlife Museum for almost 20 years now and each time it is such a joy! The staff provides oustanding care for the animals and are so friendly and welcoming! Membership is the way to go so you can stop...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum! Knowledgeable workers and volunteers, and great exhibits. Can't wait to go back. Just as fun for parents as kids, in my experience.

Thank k m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is most accommodating with set up and take down from parties. The interaction with a couple of animals was quite nice and each child got a chance to interact. One suggestion......take paper towels and some sort of rags for your clean up as...More

1  Thank June K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our goddaughter and her brother and was surprised at the number of birds and creatures they have here! We also got to see the golden eagle up close and personal when one of the caretakers brought her out. Educational and fun!

Thank jmi1003
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a great place to take your kids or grandkids to learn about the local wildlife and the rehabilitation of injured animals from the area.

1  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very interactive Museum. My grandson has always had a great time here! It is the right size for toddlers and young children. Great hands on exhibits and play areas. There is also a great playground next to the Museum.

1  Thank R C
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Lindsay Wildlife Museum is one of the best inter-generational destinations that I've ever been to. There's plenty of seating for Grandma and Grandpa while the kids view the Wildlife. All can play at the hands-on displays or sit and listen to animal talks with the...More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great place to see birds of prey up close. Knowledgeable informative staff and good presentations . Nice location next to Larkey pool and the park. Kids liked it more than once

Thank milesdc50
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Every town should have a Gem like this! Been around forever and was my childhood favorite hangout! Way back when you could take a skunk for a walk in the local park! Great people run and volunteer here, dedicated to the care and wisdom sharing...More

Thank JovielSeattle
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place is full of learning experiences, exhibits, staff to help teach, explain, answer questions and a neat layout and fun place for special events i.e. halloween!

1  Thank dlawson737
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Nancy D
Can I take pictures?
1 March 2017|
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Response from dweiss77 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! It's wonderful to get so close. Enjoy!
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Monica L
Is it possible to purchase a gift voucher for 2 adults and one child?
10 May 2016|
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Response from DJ D | Reviewed this property |
They are small enough that they don't pre-sell admissions. You would have to fund them through traditional methods!!! But I love your interest in Lindsay and I have to tell you I volunteer there as a docent and love it... More
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Viviancounts
is this all indoors? we want to come Sat in the rain
7 February 2015|
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Response from Angelinaxoxo89 | Reviewed this property |
There is a turkey vulture outside at the very front, but everything else is inside. It would be a wonderful place to spend a rainy day!
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