Featured Event

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Science Saturday – July 26

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...]

Featured Exhibit

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Hatching the Past – starting May 30

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...]

Recreation Updates


Dinosaur Family Fun Day – August 2

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...]