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Hi-Desert Nature Museum

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is a family-oriented facility with collections and exhibits related to the desert’s unique natural and historical elements. The museum features educational opportunities for visitors of all ages, including natural history dioramas displaying wildlife in the desert, an interactive “Kids Korner” with plenty of hands-on activities, a mini-zoo with live desert creatures, a gem and mineral collection, a Native American artifacts exhibit and a fossil collection. Six rotating exhibits related to the local natural and historical theme are scheduled each year.


Sue Earnest, Community Services Manager
Stefanie Ritter, Museum Programs Supervisor
Vanessa Cantu, Museum Registrar & Exhibits Coordinator

Location: Community Center Complex
57090 Twentynine Palms Highway
Office Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
The museum is closed Sunday through Wednesday and on national holidays
Phone: (760) 369-7212

View the Museum's Welcome Video for more information.

Also, visit the Museum's website!

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