Last updated: 2/21/2011
Carolyn Parr Nature Museum
Napa, California
Street Address
3107 Browns Valley Road
Napa, CA 94558
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4102
Napa, CA 94558
phone: 707-255-6465
e-mail: janichols1@juno.com
Hours
Sunday, Saturday1 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
None, donations welcome
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Joyce Nichols, NVN president, Center director (volunteer)
phone: 707-226-6230
John Vranka, Secty-Treasurer, docent, tour guide
phone: 707-255-7581
Karen Swain, Tour Guide, Docent and historian
phone: 707-226-8094
Steve Konakis, vice president
phone: 707-738-5215
Description

Available for small birthday parties inside, larger groups outside

Displays of native animals and their natural habitats in Napa Valley; native plant, wildlife habitat garden; nature walks in Westwood Hills Park (picnic area); natural resource library available for reference on site, and children's library and games.

Mission

To enhance public knowledge about and encourage the preservation and protection and enjoyment of Napa County plants and animals.

History

Started in 1984 by the Napa Valley Naturalists with a bequest from member Carolyn Parr.

Artifact Collections

Native fauna and flora in grassland, wetland, riparian, woodland and chapparral displays, raptors, other birds and bird nest displays. Local rock collection by Gem and Mineral society (polished rocks for sale in gift shop). Grinding rocks and other rocks. Wasps nests and other pollinator materials.

Educational Programs

Weekday, evening guided tours for schools and other groups, pre-school trunk program $15

  • Monthly Nature Program, Reptile Club, Young Naturalists Hikes; $5 nonmembers
Governance

Napa Valley Naturalists Board of Directors (volunteers)

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

Publications

Quarterly newsletter

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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