Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
In honor of Earth Day, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will celebrate the diversity of life on earth with a day of activities that will inform, educate and entertain visitors. Local experts will be on hand to provide demonstrations on composting, gardening with California native plants, growing your own food, and recycling. Local artists will offer … [Read More...]
The 2017 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Exhibition The Hi-Desert Nature Museum's much anticipated annual art exhibition showcases artwork made from recycled and reused materials in an effort to raise awareness about our "throw-away" society and its impact on the environment. This is a community-curated exhibition, where adults, young adults, … [Read More...]
Workshop - Identifying Native Plants April 5, 2017 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Always wanted to learn the names of all those wildflowers growing in the yard and alongside the road? This workshop will not only help you get to the right names, it will also give you a new appreciation for how many different species of … [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