Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
FEAR Have you ever experienced acrophobia? If you have a fear of heights then you certainly have. Join Crystal Mason, Museum Educator, as she explains the concept of fear for this fright filled Science Saturday. She will describe the biological reaction in the brain that causes fear, how an individual can be conditioned to feel fear and … [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...]
Aloha kakou! Get your Hawaiian wear ready! The Senior Club and the Town of Yucca Valley will be hosting a Luau inspired dance party on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Location: The Yucca Valley Senior Center Ages 55 and over: $3 per person Ages 54 and under: $5 per person … [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 firstname.lastname@example.org