Street Address
165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Mailing Address
165 Forest Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Tu-Su 10-5/no charge
Museum Type(s)
Lori A. Mannel, Museum Director
phone: 831-648-5718


Exhibits feature the diverse plant and animal wildlife of Monterey Country and Monterey Bay. Permanent exhibits includes birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and local geology. California Native Americans and Monterey Bay cetaceans each have their space

Artifacts Collections

amphibians, animals, anthropology, antiquities, archaeology, archives, basketry, birds, botany, ceramics, costumes, decorative arts, ethnic & tribal art, ethnology, folk art, historic site, history, mammals, paleontology, reptiles, sculpture, textiles

Educational Programs

exhibitions, children's classes, teacher training, travel program, community heritage projects, lectures, hands-on workshops, demonstrations, living history program, research, seminars, guided tours, outreach to schools


parking, wheelchair access, vi

City/Private, non-profit