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UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

291 Country Club Dr, Incline Village, NV 89451-9333
+1 775-881-7566
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UCD’s Environmental Research Center is worth a visit by young and old. Interpretative exhibit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David H
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Incline Village, Nevada
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This center is a fantastic but little known part of Incline - and Lake Tahoe. They do some... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
mes227
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Incline Village, Nevada
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The UC Davis Tahoe Science Center ("Thomas J. Long Foundation Education Center") has science exhibits including a various hands-on activities, 3-D theater, research vessel, virtual laboratory, "Shaping Watersheds" Interactive Sandbox, and more.
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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291 Country Club Dr, Incline Village, NV 89451-9333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

UCD’s Environmental Research Center is worth a visit by young and old. Interpretative exhibit helps you understand what make Lake Tahoe unique. Their is very valuable science done here by the staff that affects water clarity at Tahoe and other Alpine Lakes. They also offer...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

This center is a fantastic but little known part of Incline - and Lake Tahoe. They do some excellent work here and they deserve our support.

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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center (hosted by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center team). Our marketing budget is very limited and so your word-of-mouth endorsement is greatly appreciated. Thank you, Heather Segale, 775-881-7562

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Reviewed January 19, 2018

The snow hasn't been very good and at over $150 for a lift ticket, I figured I'd give my credit card a rest and check out the free Tahoe Science Center. Super cute and packed with a ton of information. I learned so much and...More

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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center A T. We greatly appreciate it. As a very small and free science museum, word-of-mouth is our main source of marketing. Your note was very kind...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit to the Tahoe Environmental Research Museum. My 12 and 10 year old boys and I all really enjoyed it. Our docent Allen, really made it very educational yet very engaging. We highly recommend it!

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

This is definitely a family place to go - lots of information and fun this to see and do. There is information on how the Lake was formed, what wildlife there is in the area and about those that first lived at the Lake. There...More

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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center and for visiting. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited the center during our stay in Incline Village. We took a variety of ages from 8-20, and all the kids had a great time. The docent was readily available, there were hands on activities for the kids, and a film on how Lake...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

The weather wasn't the best so we checked the place out as we stayed down the road. A few exhibits and some neat hands on "toys" But many a lot of building of class rooms with class in session.

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Tahoe Science Center Fantastic one-hour visit. We stumbled upon this “attraction” while looking up Incline Villige in the AAA book. Located on the Sierra Nevada College Campus, a joint effort with UC Davis. We walked in the door and 2 volunteer ladies enthusiastically greeted us...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

A rainstorm rolled in during our Lake Tahoe visit so we needed an indoor activity. We decided to try this small museum and we were pleasantly surprised. It's located in a nice new building at Sierra Nevada College. We arrived just as one of the...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

The Tahoe Environmental Research Center located as part of, or in, the Sierra Nevada College is truly a both interesting and educational experience that everyone, young and old, will enjoy and learn from. Lake Tahoe is a true National Treasure and the more one learns...More

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