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Marine Mammal Center

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The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
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2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965-2619
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Marine Mammal Center is a hospital for injured animals. They house and rehabilitate any number of marine mammals including sea lions and sea otters. There are several stations where visitors can learn about tagging and how biologists track animals, fishing nets and the dangers...More

Thank Cyndi V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MMC is a wonderful facility to visit to learn how compassion volunteers deal with the injuries, problems associated most typically with harbor seals, sea lions and marine life in and around the bay and offshore. An enjoyable drive over and tour will have you marveling...More

1  Thank Healthy94920
Reviewed 14 August 2018

After over twenty years, finally had the opportunity to visit this great organization. Our guide, like almost EVERYONE there, was a volunteer. This great organization, TMMC.ORG, is working hard to save our oceans and help the animals they care for. A great way to spend...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

While our tour guide was knowledgeable and passionate sharing the story and work of the marine center, the tour could have been much improved had our group been able to better view the animals and hear some of their individual stories. Tweaking of the presentation...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a sightseeing activity which is not crowded with lots of tourists, the marine mammal center is a great place to visit. They help seals, sea lions, sea elephants, and otters who are sick or entangled or separated from their mothers in...More

Thank Companion258002
Reviewed 6 August 2018

And, so now I know where all the injured and abandoned sea creatures are nurtured back to health. This is kind of an important place to visit in my opinion. The center is free, but please consider a donation after seeing what and how much...More

Thank Dragonfly972
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have donated money for many years to the Marine Mammal Center and on a recent trip, I was able to visit and see how my donations are put to use. I was very pleased with the Center's philosophy, care for the animals, and the...More

Thank laura74Chicago
Reviewed 30 July 2018

So glad we found out about this place on trip advisor. We visited at the end of a 10 day coastal california trip so we had seen all the animals in the wild. We did a guided tour and our volunteer was extremely knowledgeable. We...More

1  Thank IndianaTravelmom
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This place is fabulous! No cost to get in but donations are welcome. This is enjoyable for adults and children. Lots of things to learn & interactive things for everyone. Watch them prepare food, learn about the different animals & take a tour for the...More

Thank PeeDeeR
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The MMC does a great work in providing visitors with information on the marine life in the Bay Area and how we can all work towards preserving these mammals. Their docents provide useful and entertaining info for all ages and you can observe the animals...More

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13 April 2018|
Response from whybefly | Reviewed this property |
Nope. You can get them when you arrive.
9 August 2016|
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Response from WhitbyWanderers | Reviewed this property |
Expensive to cab there and you need a car or ubber to get there. I came from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge.
4 May 2016|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely a car ride. From the Bay, across 101, through a tunnel, and then come out on the Pacific Ocean.