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Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center

2301 University Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3310
+1 949-923-2290
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Hidden Gem

Not easy to find, street and dust road parking. Check for special events. Nature info for young and... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
Peter M
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California, USA
A must visit

Make sure you take all your little once and watch the short movie in the theater. Than go to the... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
Peter M
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California, USA
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“reptiles” (2 reviews)
“nature” (4 reviews)
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2301 University Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3310
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

Not easy to find, street and dust road parking. Check for special events. Nature info for young and old about the back bay. 15 minute film about bird sanctuary and much more, take the family. FREE. recommended MeuterMedia

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Make sure you take all your little once and watch the short movie in the theater. Than go to the hands on tables. Plan on an hour to 2 hour visit.(Free!) recommended MeuterMedia

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

We visited this center while exploring the Back Bay area. It is not visible from outside the park, but is not far to walk to it. There are interesting fish, reptile and amphibian displays that are great for kids.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've been going to the Peter and Mary Muth interpretive Center ever since it was built. They have all kinds of activities and special days where you can learn not only about nature but the bay and the wildlife that calls it home. The Earth...More

Thank Shawna B
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Parking for ADA is very far away from building. Located on sandy downhill path. Cane may be ok, walker or other may not work. Struggled to get to building, interesting but? Movie is interesting but wildlife may not be there. Water sprinkler system was interesting...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2016

We stopped here while we were out geocaching as ... well ... there's a geocache around the premises. We hadn't originally intended on visiting but given that we were there, we figured we may as well take a look around. I'm glad we did. It's...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed November 26, 2015

If you want to learn the history of this area - flora, fauna, and social - this is the place to go. The staff of friendly volunteers are wonderful and knowledgeable. I have taken many college students to the location and they have found it...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2015

The center is a mecca for those who wish to learn about the Newport Beach Upper Bay from all of the wild critters, the marshland, and one of the largest natural estuaries in Southern California. Through the efforts of Frank and Fran Robinson who argued...More

Thank Loren B
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Tucked into the hillside, this Center is the focus for learning about the Back Bay. Staffed by friendly County staff and volunteer naturalists, it is a great place for kids as well as adults to have fun and learn.

Thank Ron Y
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

We live across the back bay from this. The bike path around the bay runs by it. There's some nice short hiking trails all around. The building itself is literally nestled into the hillside. There's a free movie and a nature room with families in...More

Thank Brad L
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