Point Vicente Interpretive Center

31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90275- Map It
Phone: (310) 377-5370

AAA Editor Notes

Point Vicente Interpretive Center is at 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W. The center interprets the human and natural history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula with such exhibits as a tide pool; a walkthrough simulated cave with rock samples and a large fossilized shark skeleton; a Tongva Indian dwelling and artifacts; and a 15-foot-long anatomical model of a gray whale. Set on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the center’s Outdoor Amphitheater offers excellent views of the winter gray whale migration. Picnic tables are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Daily 10-5. Grounds open dawn-dusk. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.