Featured Event

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture – August 16, 2018

MINING IN THE OLD DAYS presented by Stephenie Slahor California, Nevada and Arizona have rich mining histories, but mining in the old days was a unique, dangerous and difficult job.  This lecture looks at what life was like for miners, the work they did, how they lived, and how mining helped open the West for settlers. Lecture … [Read More...]

Featured Exhibit

Toys – The Inside Story May 24 – September 1, 2018

Peek inside some popular toys! Explore linkages, cams, pulleys and circuits. Steady your hands and win at Operation®! Activate different electrical circuits. Discover what makes Jack jump. Crank gears and make toys spin! Find out which mechanisms make toys move, and how! This exhibit was produced and is traveled by the Sciencenter, … [Read More...]

Museum Updates

Expanded Opening Hours

  The Hi-Desert Nature Museum has extended its hours! We are now open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Enjoy great exhibits, air-conditioning and friendly staff.   We are looking forward to seeing you! … [Read More...]