Resources for Visiting
Museums and Zoos
Come see a world recognized collection of local Native American baskets, ceremonial regalia, lithic tools and learn about Humboldt County's history and culture.
The Discovery Museum is a non-profit children's museum that offers interactive exhibits and thematic programs, proomoting hands-on, open-ended discovery in the areas of science, art, culture and technology.
Humboldt Maritime Museum
Come in and explore the vast maritime history of California's north coast. From shipwrecks to shipbuilding, the museum holds what was left behind to share with the future.
HSU Natural History Museum
For information on summer/vacation youth programs, special workshops and exhibits highlighting the vast natural resources of Humboldt County.
Take a ride on the MADAKET, the last survivor of seven original ferries that transported mill workers and families around Humboldt Bay. Built in 1909, launched in 1910 and refurbished in 1989, she remains as a reminder of Eureka's bustling waterfront era.
Morris Graves Museum
The MGMA houses seven galleries including a Courtyard Sculpture Garden, a Museum Store, classroom facilities, an Arts Resource Center and a Performance Rotunda, and each month, Eureka's Arts Alive! showcases local artists and musicians.
Sequoia Park Zoo
Established in 1907, Sequoia Park Zoo is the only accredited zoological facility between San Francisco & southern Oregon. Truly a jewel in the heart of Eureka, exploration opportunities abound both within the Zoo and beyond in its majestic redwood forest backdrop.