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Lindsay Wildlife Experience

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INFORMATION

1931 1st Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94597


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Phone
(925) 935-1978
Hours
10 am – 5pm (Wed – Sun)
Tickets
$8.50 (Adults)
$7.50 (Seniors 65+)
$6.50 (Children 2–17 years)
Free (Below 2 years)
Membership
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DESCRIPTION FOR Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Kids can learn anything animal-related here: nesting patterns of birds, how to do animal surgery, the experience of flight. Being able to view an operating room that restores damaged animals is a training ground in itself, but the more technologically-minded may have more fun with the flight simulator that lets their imagination soar with electronic wings. If the kids have been begging for a pet but don't know what's involved in caring for a rabbit or guinea pig, don't miss the Petting Circle and the feeding demonstrations. Once they master those techniques, kids might also want to know what it would be like to spend every day with animals – they should stick around until after 3 pm for Meet an Animal Keeper.
 
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TIPS FOR VISITING Lindsay Wildlife Experience

1. Free admission to the public every third Friday of the month!

2. Closing days: Most Mondays and Tuesdays except some holidays and spring break. Tuesdays are often members-only days. Check calendar for holiday and maintenance closings.

3. Parking is available in Larkey Park, on Buena Vista Avenue, the museum parking lot on the east side, or in the Friends Church across the street.

4. Public Transport: Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek stations are available via BART, but between 1 to 1.5 miles away by foot. Either grab a cab out of the station, or try to bridge the gap by County Connection – or bring your bike.

5. Larkey Park has picnic tables, barbeque pits, playgrounds, volleyball nets, a community pool, and a model railroad exhibit in...

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BIRTHDAY PARTY AT Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Party Time at Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Telephone: (925) 627-2924

Email: eholm@lindsaywildlife.org

Time: Parties are offered on Saturdays or Sundays at 11 am or 2 pm and are scheduled for two hours.

Party price: $325 for members; $400 for non-members. Included: Private, live animal encounter, Museum admission for guests (25 maximum children and adults total), held in private room, goodie bags for the birthday party guests (up to 15), special t-shirt for the birthday child, hosted by Education Specialist Staff.

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Website Link: http://lindsaywildlife.org/groups/

Bring Your Own: Bring your own food and beverages, table goods (plates, cups, utensils, napkins), decorations (no balloons, pinatas, or confetti)

While many birthday facilities have a space limit, not many places allow extra guests to come and celebrate during cake time without...

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REVIEWS FOR Lindsay Wildlife Experience

3 Places For Kids reviews

02/26/2017

02/26/2017

"1st Visit"

1st visit here and it was a nice treat to see so many different animals. The girls enjoyed themselves especially seeing the feeding of Blossom the ground squirrel and being able to ask questions. Not too crowded today so we didn't feel rushed to get through the exhibits.

02/26/2017

"1st Visit"

1st visit here and it was a nice treat to see so many different animals. The girls enjoyed themselves especially seeing the feeding of Blossom the ground squirrel and being able to ask questions. Not too crowded today so we didn't feel rushed to get through the exhibits.

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