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Natural History Museum

Whale The Santa Cruz Natural History Museum showcases the region’s natural environments and pre-mission days Ohlone Indian culture. There are exhibits of the various habitats found along the Circle Trail, a tide-pool touch tank, a dig-a-fossil exhibit, and the only pre-mission Ohlone artifacts and displays in the Santa Cruz area.

But the Museum’s star attraction is a life-size sculpture of a California Gray Whale, free for climbing by kids (of all ages).
School-year Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM. Phone: (831) 420-6115

For more information, please visit the Natural History Museum website