Hours, Prices, Directions

Plan Your Visit!

Exhibit Hall Prices

  • Adults: $10
  • Seniors 65+: $9
  • Children 2–17 years: $8

Free for members and for children younger than 2 years old.

Rescuers who bring an animal to our wildlife hospital get one free admission to the exhibit hall.

For information on group admissions of 15+ click here!

Lindsay Holiday Hours

Closed Christmas, New Year’s Day, Easter and Fourth of July.

Lindsay’s Exhibit Hall closes at 2 p.m. Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Check out our Tuesday–Sunday Daily Activities Page!

Lindsay Is a Blue Star Museum

Blue Star Museum Logo

As a Blue Star Museum, we offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their immediate families, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. We thank you for your service.

The exhibit hall is closed on Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Lindsay Wildlife Store

Store open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m!

Lindsay Wildlife Experience Gift Shop offers an array of items for children and adults, focused on native California wildlife and our environment. We have everything from children’s books to great reference books for adults, science-based toys, as well as craft items and a popular selection of plush and puppet animals from this area. When you buy from the Lindsay store, you are supporting the life-saving and educational work Lindsay provides.

Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital Hours

April–August: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

September–March: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The hospital provides free veterinary care to native California wildlife.


Located at 1931 First Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597


Free parking is available at Larkey Park on the east side of the exhibit hall, the Friends Church lot across the street (except Sunday mornings), or on Buena Vista Avenue. Lindsay Wildlife Experience is located in a residential area. Please do not park on First Avenue in front of our neighbors’ homes—you will get a parking ticket.


Lindsay Wildlife Experience is located 1.5 miles from Walnut Creek BART and one mile from Pleasant Hill BART. Cab service is also available at both stations. Lindsay Wildlife is also easily accessible by bicycle; we are just off the Contra Costa Canal Trail.