About the Museum

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Our Mission

Connecting People with Nature and Inspiring Stewardship of the Natural World more »
Museum founder, Laura Hecox

The Museum’s History

Bringing the delights and wonders of the natural world to Santa Cruz for over 100 years more »
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Who We Are

Get to know the small, but dedicated staff and board that keep the Museum going more »
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In the News

Links to media coverage of Museum news and events. more »
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The Museum Buzz

Welcome to the Museum Buzz, the blog of the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History. more »