Street Address
552 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
Mailing Address
552 Bellevue Ave.
Oakland, CA 94610
Hours
Daily 10-5
Admissions
free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Richard Kaufmann, Director
phone: 510-238-3739

Description

Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge is America's oldest. Founded in 1870, it was turned over to the City of Oakland in the 1950s. The Rotary Nature Center was built in 1953.

Artifacts Collections

amphibians, animals, anthropology, archaeology, birds, botany, ethnic & tribal arts, ethnology, historic site, history, mammology, mineralogy, ornithology, painting, paleontology, photography, reptiles, zoology

Educational Programs

exhibitions, children's classes, hands-on workshops, research, guided tours, outreach to schools

    ADA

    parking, wheelchair access, re

    free parking on weekdays, Sa &

    Parking