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Science Museum
“The museum feels like a "step-back" in time. Be sure to take your children to see what museums were like in the last century. They will discover all about the local bird and fish population. Very friendly curators are very helpful. ”
18 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Wonderful historic lighthouse. Its beacon is noticeable every night....worth the tour!”
10 locals recommend
Library
“Library with a wide selection of DVDs you can check out....of course, books too! You will need to be California resident in order to get a library card at Pacific Grove”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“PBL was a biological supply house that sold preserved animals and prepared specimen microscope slides, many of which were of maritime aquatic species, to schools, museums, and research institutions. The building, activities, and business were fictionalized as "Western Biological Laboratory" by John Steinbeck in his novel Cannery Row, as was a character based on one of its founders, Ed Ricketts. Museums throughout the United States contain specimens collected by Doc Ricketts, including the Field Museum in Chicago, the Smithsonian Institution, the California Academy of Sciences, the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University and the Museum of ”
2 locals recommend
Science Museum
1 local recommends