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The Nature Zone

301 Grove St, Lynchburg, VA 24501-2740
+1 434-455-5828
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Hands on experience

Great for kids and the whole family. Love the opportunity to see local creatures while learning... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Very nice but small

My four-year old grandson really enjoyed seeing the live animals. Kind of small- took less than... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2016
Plant City, Florida
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Educational nature center with live animals and free admission. We are located in the Miller Center on the lower level.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jun 2016
“Hands on experience”
28 Jan 2016
“Very nice but small”
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301 Grove St, Lynchburg, VA 24501-2740
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Great for kids and the whole family. Love the opportunity to see local creatures while learning about conservation and protection. Always fun to see what critters will be skittering around the room during a visit.

Thank 12kayj
Reviewed 29 January 2016

My four-year old grandson really enjoyed seeing the live animals. Kind of small- took less than half an hour and that was stretching it. I'm in a powerchair- the facility and displays were very accessible.

1  Thank MaaikeBradenton
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This place was so cool! We went to a kids birthday party there. They have a small nature center that the kids can check out with some interactive displays. During the party, they bring out local animals and you can watch them eat, touch them...More

Thank ralphillips
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Admission was free, the only place to take kids to see live animals in Lynchburg. Combined with a trip to the market, makes for a nice Saturday afternoon!

2  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Seeing all the animals that they have here are great. I LOVED the flying squirrel. I had never seen one before.

Thank Ginnyprince
Reviewed 6 December 2012

As this is a free exhibit don't expect over the top stuff, but they definitely have plenty of cool and educational things. I had my son's birthday party there in march and everyone loved it and it was very well done. They even provide the...More

1  Thank stacey f
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I liked taking my toddler there for a free exibit on bee keeping. We liked the iguana which was pretty much the largest animal there. The staff person spent a good bit of time answering my questions and allowing my child to touch things. The...More

1  Thank BthereandCit
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Very small, few creatures, didn't get to see the bigger ones...fine for young kids, 3-4, thankfully was only $1-$2. But not really too special.

Thank jkoldtown
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