Historical Attractions

Crab Cove Visitor Center Alameda

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Crab Cove Visitor Center
1252 McKay Avenue
Alameda
CA
94501
Tel: 510 521 6887

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Crab Cove Visitor Center at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda features all new exhibits opened in April 2004. You can see bay creatures in the 800-gallon aquarium system, use interactive stations for varying age groups to view microscopic animals, build a crab from the inside out.
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    We haven't actually stepped foot in the Visitor Center, but my family loves Crab Cove. Its just about the perfect beach for kiddos. The tide goes in & out slowly throughout the day, and you when the tide is in, you can walk along in the water up to about 2 feet with no waves and most importantly, no fear that the current will grab your kids.
    There are tiny crabs underneath the larger rocks in Crab Cove - kids love to look and hold the crabs. Definitely bring the sunscreen - even though it doesn't feel too hot with the breeze, there are definitely...Read More

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    Have kids.. Need a place to go.. This is the spot. Let them loose while you watch a video about Neptune beach.

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by Debra Wilcox

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We haven't actually stepped foot in the Visitor Center, but my family loves Crab Cove. Its just about the perfect beach for kiddos. The tide goes in & out slowly throughout the day, and you when the tide is in, you can walk along in the water up to about 2 feet with no waves and most importantly, no fear that the current will grab your kids.
There are tiny crabs underneath the larger rocks in Crab Cove - kids love to look and hold the crabs. Definitely bring the sunscreen - even though it doesn't feel too hot with the breeze, there are definitely rays. Another plus is the big grassy area behind the beach - great to let loose or have a picnic!

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