Featured Event

Calling All Earthlings – Movie Screening – August 24, 2019

Click here for Movie Trailer The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will be presenting an outdoor screening of "Calling All Earthlings" on August 24, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. in the Yucca Valley Community Center Courtyard. Special guest Producer and Director of the documentary, Jonathan Berman will also be present for a short Q&A after the film. Bring your … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

Sonic Sensation on display May 23 – August 31, 2019

Experience our sonic world and the sensation of being surrounded by everyday sounds.  Experiment with pitch, test your own hearing, make a movie soundtrack, and step into the ever-popular Scream Chamber!  Sort high and low pitches by hitting colored bells, create sounds by conducting an Invisible Orchestra, and launch a billiard ball to … [Read More...]

Museum Updates

California Humanities Grant Awarded to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum

Update June 2019 Morongo Basin Wall Map installed. This map will set the backdrop to the digital exhibit. It is an enlargement of a 1950 hand-drawn map by Colonel E.B. Moore (1888 - 1962).  Col. Moore was a real estate agent and promoted the Five Acre Tract development in the Morongo Basin. ‘You’re not taking me out of … [Read More...]