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UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

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Well worth your time to stop at this center!

On Friday afternoon, with only 30 minutes left until closing time, director Heather Segale and... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Daniel R
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Farmersville, California, United States
Educational and FUN

Our docent was so very knowledgeable of the area. We were a group of 3 couples and we all learned... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
PZ2018
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Sacramento, California
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The UC Davis Tahoe Science 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
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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291 Country Club Dr, Incline Village, NV 89451-9333
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+1 775-881-7566
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

On Friday afternoon, with only 30 minutes left until closing time, director Heather Segale and docent John gave me an amazing tour of this center. They showed me the latest exhibits and data they are collecting. All of this research and education (adults and field...More

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Heather_Tahoe, General Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Vickie! We greatly appreciated it. We hope you stop by again when you have more time.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Our docent was so very knowledgeable of the area. We were a group of 3 couples and we all learned something new.More

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Heather_Tahoe, Manager at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. Because we are a non-profit, our marketing budget is very limited and we count on word-of-mouth to tell people about our small science center. I am very pleased to...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018 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 5 February 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 7 February 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

Reviewed 19 January 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 22 January 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

Reviewed 18 January 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 7 December 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 12 December 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.

Reviewed 11 October 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 26 September 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 17 September 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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