Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
Chamber Music at the Museum Featuring the Encelia Chamber Ensemble & Friends Saturday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. (Matinee) The “Encelias” will be joined by David & Paulette Miller a Flute & Harp Duo. David and Paulette have been performing together for many years in Southern … [Read More...]
Joshua Tree National Park: The Science Laboratory in your Backyard on display September 30 through December 17, 2016 Opening Reception and Keynote Speaker on Friday, September 30, 2016 Reception starts at 5:00 p.m. and Keynote Speaker at 7:00 p.m Besides being a place where locals and tourists enjoy the tranquility and serene … [Read More...]
Join us for a day of Halloween-themed games and activities at the Yucca Valley Community Center and the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Dress in costume or come as you are and enjoy our frightfully fun activities. Contest rules for Carved Pumpkin and Costume Contest: Halloween Contest Rules2016 … [Read More...]
The museum has produced a promotional video with Dan O'Dowd and Paul Morehead. It's 3 1/2 minutes and highlights the museum and local attractions.
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The museum is open
Thur - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
and for special events
We are located in the Yucca Valley Community Center Complex at 57116 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.
Phone: (760) 369-7212
Stefanie Ritter is our resident biologist at the museum and is a wealth of information on the topic of natural science. Please feel free to email her your questions. If you would like an animal or plant identified, please be sure to attach an image to your message.
Send your questions to email@example.com