Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
Paleontology - Dig for Dinos The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is kicking off a brand new education program this September! Join us for Kid EdVentures, an hour long program that gets kids immersed in different fields through hands-on activities just like the professionals. In coordination with the ending of our Hatching the Past exhibit, this … [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...]
Learn how to preserve your treasured family photographs by participating in the museum’s photo preservation workshop. Museum Registrar, Vanessa Cantu, will provide participants with tips on how to best store and handle various types of photographs, as well as guide them through the process of properly mounting them in scrapbooks and albums … [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 email@example.com