Coastal Discovery Center at San Simeon Bay (Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary), San Simeon

4.6
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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  • Great little museum with informative park guide and beautiful postcards. Right next to fishing pier and beach.  more »
  • There are several interactive video displays with focus on natural features and cultural history of the area. There is also a microscope with a projector so that visitors can look at tiny sea...  more »
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  • Great place to visit. Staff was very friendly and informative. The activities available for kids are great. We also went on a guided tide pool adventure that was awesome for kids and adults. I definitely recommend making a stop here for part of your trip especially if you have kids.
  • It was not open when I was here. But it sits next to such a beautiful area of the California Coast.

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