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California
Arcata
HSU Natural History Museum
1315 G Street
Arcata CA 95521
Phone 707 826-4479
Web Site www.humboldt.edu/~natmus/
E-mail mlz1@axe.humboldt.edu
Description "the Earth and its biota through time"
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

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  CA

  Bakersfield

  Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

  2018 Chester Ave

  Bakersfield  CA    93301    

  Phone  661 324-6350

  Web Site http://www.sharktoothhill.com/index.html

  E-mail  mailto:bvmnh@sharktoothhill.com

  Description  centered on collection of Sharktooth Hill Miocene fossils

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated:  7/26/2006


California
Bakersfield
California Living Museum-CALM
10500 Alfred Harrell Hwy
Bakersfield CA 93306
Phone 661 872-2256
Web Site http://www.calmzoo.org/
Description native plants, animals and artifacts with reptiles, birds, and snakes
Type of Resource Zoo
Primary Focus Natural History

 

 

  CA

  Borrego Springs

  Anza-Borrego Museum

  200 Palm Canyon Drive

  PO Box 289

  Borrego Springs  CA   92004    

  Phone  760 767-5311

  Alt Phone  760 767-4205

  Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=638

  E-mail  mailto:anzaborrego@parks.ca.gov

  Description  located in visitor center of state park

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  New or Updated:  5/4/2006


California
Calistoga
Petrified Forest Rocks
4100 Petrified Forest Road
Calistoga CA  94515
Phone 
707 942-6667
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.gtlsys.com/Trees/TreeText.html - a1
Description
Type of Resource 
Nature
Primary Focus  Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

California
Chico
Chico Creek Nature Center
1968 East 8th Street
Chico CA 95928
Phone 530 891-4671
Web Site http://www.now2000.com/naturecenter/
E-mail mailto:naturecenter@chico.com
Description interactive nature exhibits, hands-on animal programs, nature hikes
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Last changed: 03/06/2003

  CA
 
Clayton
 
Mount Diablo State Park
 
96 Mitchell Canyon Road
 
Clayton  CA  94517
 
Phone  925 837-2525
 
Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=517
 
Alt Web  http://www.mdia.org/
 
Description  mountaintop views, nature trail, natural history museum at peak
 
Type of Resource  Nature
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
New or Updated:  09/26/2003

  CA
 
Clayton
 
Summit Museum
 
96 Mitchell Canyon Road
 
Diablo State Park
 
Clayton  CA
 
Phone   925 837-2525
 
Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=517
 
Alt Web  http://www.mdia.org/
 
Description  located in stone tower  at top of state park's highest peak
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

 

  California
Fallbrook
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Museum
Address
Fallbrook CA
Phone
760 728-1333
Web Site http://fgms.home.att.net/
Description shares space with local historical society
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals

 

  CA

  Fillmore

  Fillmore Museum of Natural History

  411 Central Avenue

  Fillmore  CA   93015    

  Phone   805 524-4200

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.signonvc.com/museums.htm

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  New or Updated:   9/7/2004

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  California
Fortuna
Chapman's Gem and Mineral Shop/Museum
Highway 101 at Metropolitan Road
PO Box 852
Fortuna CA 95540
Phone 707 725-4732
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.frankwu.com/dave.html
Description shop displays fossils, gems, petrified wood & Native American artifacts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils

 

  CA

  Hanford

  Fort Roosevelt  Science Center

  870 W Davis

  Hanford   CA  93230    

  Phone   559 582-8970

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:    9/15/2004

  California
Hayward
Sulphur Creek Nature Center
1801 D Street
Hayward CA 94541
Phone 510 881-6747
Web Site http://hard.dst.ca.us/index.html
E-mail mailto:slphrcreek@aol.com
Description wildlife education & rehabilitation center, with reptiles, amphibians, fish, and arthropods
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility Wildlife
New or Updated: 04/04/2003

California
Klamath
Trees of Mystery/End of the Trail Museum
15500 Highway 101 N
Klamath CA 95548
Phone
Web Site
http://www.treesofmystery.net/
Toll Free
800 638-3389
Description
trail through redwoods with giant Paul Bunyan statue and 6 room Native American museum
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
Group Identity Native American

 

  California
Long Beach
El Dorado Nature Center
7550 East Spring Street
Long Beach CA
Phone
562 570-1745
Web Site
http://www.ci.long-beach.ca.us/park/
Description
wildlife sanctuary with museum and nature trails
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center

California
Los Angeles
Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90007
Phone 213 744-3387
Web Site www.nhm.org/
E-mail www.lam.mus.ca.us/lacmnh/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Research /Reading Library

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  California
Los Angeles
Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits
5801 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90036
Phone 323 934-7243
Web Site www.tarpits.org/
E-mail info@nhm.org
Description research and education facility at tar pits, with Fossil Preparation lab where fossil preparation can be observed
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
Owner/Operator: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation

California
Los Gatos
Youth Science Institute Vasona Park
296 Garden Hill Drive
Los Gatos CA 95032
Phone 408 356-4945
Web Site http://www.ysi-ca.org/Vasona/VSHome.html
E-mail mailto:info@ysi-ca.org
Description animals, dinosaurs, native plant trail
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Dinosaurs

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  California
Mammoth Lakes
Devils Postpile National Monument
PO Box 3999
Mammoth Lakes CA 93546
Phone 760 934-2289
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/depo/
E-mail  mailto:DEPO_Superintendent@nps.gov
Alt Web http://www.frommers.com/destinations/devilspostpilenationalmonument/1090010001.html
Description features 60 foot high blue gray basalt stone columns, 101 foot high Rainbow Falls
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
New or Updated: 05/05/2003

California
Modesto
Great Valley Museum of Natural History
435 College Avenue
Modesto CA 95350
Phone 209 575-6196
Web Site http://mjc.yosemite.cc.ca.us/greatvalley
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

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