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Native habitat displays of the CA Central Valley
Native fish and wildlife exhibits
Local Native American artifacts
Tours, classes, field trips
Science on a Sphere presentations
Traveling Teacher outreach programs
Our nature shop carries fun and educational toys, books, and gifts for nature and science lovers of all ages.
Great Valley Museum reviews
Interesting displays of California wildlife with interactive explorations. We saw lots of our own birds with large wildlife which we not to see. Highly recommend. more »
There isn't a lot to do in the Modesto area, and having done all the "big" things (McHenry Mansion and Museum, Blue Diamond, and the Hershey plant in Oakdale, basically) on many a previous trip, I... more »
My 5 yr old nephew enjoyed it so much. Everyone on staff was super friendly and assisted him with all of his questions. Will highly recommend.
Great little museum with excellent presentation of area wildlife. Diorama displays show both backyard birds and wilderness animals we almost never see. Wonderful place to take your kids to show them how important it is to protect our environment. Everyone can benefit for an hour looking at these displays. Very highly recommended.
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