The Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology (WFVZ) (aka Camarillo Bird Museum), a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable corporation, is both a natural history collection specializing in eggs and nests of birds from around the world, and a research and education institution dedicated to bird conservation. The Foundation's collections are the largest in the world, and its mission is to contribute to the conservation of the world’s wild bird species through the accessibility of the collections and their data to researchers, educators, students, and the public.
The Museum hosts monthly public tours on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30, and the last Friday of each month at 3:00 (except for Nov & Dec). Reservations required at least one day in advance.
- Upcoming dates: 6/30 at 3pm, 7/12 at 3:30pm, 7/28 at 3pm, 8/9 at 3:30pm, 8/25 at 3pm
Maximum of 20 people at each public tour. The address is 439 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo and the cost is $5.00 per person; free to Members and children 5 or under. Please contact us at 805-388-9944 to put your name on the list. Visit www.wfvz.org for more information about the museum.