Featured Event

Family Fun Day – Saturday, July 27, 2019 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Euro - Bungee                   25' Climbing Wall                 Face Painting       Enjoy a sense-ational day at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum.  Bounce, jump, climb, … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

Sonic Sensation on display May 23 – September 7, 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...]