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Tour 2: San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, MCASD and NCM Behind the Scenes Tech and Social Media Tours





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April 10, 2012 - 7:30am - 5:00pm


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Archives & Museum Informatics EIN: 77-0708617; GST / BN 887978914


Go behind-the-scenes at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Conservation Research, at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, and see first-hand some of the work that goes on in the Institute's six labs, Archives and Library which houses most of the Zoo's 11,000+ books, and 400+ print journal titles. The tour will also include the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Downtown and The New Children's Museum in Downtown San Diego.

Meet in the Bayview Foyer at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina1380 Harbor Island Drive 

7:30 am Continental Breakfast at hotel meeting point
8:00 am Bus departs
8:55 am Bus drops off group at the Safari Park/Beckman Center library & research center
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tour Safari Park/Beckman Center library & research center
11:00 am-12:00 pm Lunch (included) and a special face-to-face encounter with a Safari Park animal ambassador.
12:15 am – 1:10 am
Bus to Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Tour Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
2:45 pm Bus to New Childrens Museum
3:00 pm –  4:30 pm Tour New Childrens Museum
3:30 pm Bus returns to  Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina