Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
WATER Join us for days of discovery during Science Saturdays! These programs will ignite your children’s curiosity by presenting information and performing experiments relating to biological and physical sciences. All programs will be facilitated by our Museum Educator. It is recommended that children be of … [Read More...]
This year the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of the festivities the museum will show its first rental exhibit since 2009. “Hatching the Past” takes a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. “Hatching the Past” blends the arts and sciences … [Read More...]
Dinosaurs in Yucca Valley Travel back in time to the Age of the Dinosaurs during our dinosaur-themed Family Fun Day. Join the Museum and the Recreation Department for hands-on crafts and games, and dig up fossils while you learn about these mighty reptiles. Bring your bathing suit and towel and head outside to enjoy our dino water slide. It’s … [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.
Click here to view...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org