Featured Event

Giant Rock Round Table – October 18, 2018

Please join us at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum for an informal round table get together. Karyl Newman (Exhibit Project Director) will share some of her research about the fascinating and sometimes bizarre    history of Giant Rock.  Please bring your own memories, stories,      adventures, photographs, videos, etc. to share with the group … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

California A to Z September 6 – October 27, 2018

This Exhibit is curated and produced by the La Quinta Museum. Please visit the La Quinta Museum - another small Museum with great exhibits! 77885 Avenida Montezuma, La Quinta, CA 92253 … [Read More...]

Museum Updates

California Humanities Grant Awarded to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum

BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURE November 15, 2018 ~ 12 p.m. A Suicide Bombing at Giant Rock  presented by Mike Digby In the summer of 1942, a fifty-seven year old engineer and local eccentric by the name of Frank Critzer was known for two things: as the owner/operator of the Giant Rock airstrip in Landers in the Mojave Desert, and as the man who … [Read More...]