San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands

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The largest museum in inland Southern California, the San Bernardino County Museum has three floors of exhibits where visitors experience the natural and cultural history of inland Southern California: archaeology and anthropology, minerals, fossils, history, and the natural sciences, including North American mammals and an outstanding collection of birds and eggs.

The Exploration Station live animal gallery is a favorite of children and families. Outdoor exhibits include native plant and cactus gardens, a steam locomotive and caboose, mining and lumbering equipment, heritage orange groves
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  • I liked the San Bernardino County Museum. Outside we learned of trains and cacti There were animals: serpents and lizards and fish. There were historical animals like Mammoth. There wte many of...  more »
  • We saw a lot of cacti. I liked that. In an other place was about earthquakes. Lots of stuffed birds. Beautiful rocks About humans A visit to a train. Visiting a few animals. I liked the past...  more »
  • This was a nice and quaint place to visit to pass a few hours in the day. It's clean and well kept. They have some interesting things to check out that's specific to this region. There is also a live whimsical/reptile exhibit. (Check the hours ) Keep in mind, the animal exhibit does not observe the same operational hours as the museum. Worth a visit.
  • I was visiting California from Derby. England. My friend and I saw the sign for this museum. I love visiting these places because as they say use them or lose them. I was very impressed by the open clean airy spaces and the very varied exhibits. The people who run the museum were friendly and informative. I recommend this museum.

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