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High Desert Nature Museum

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The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is a small but informative museum in Yucca Valley concentrating on local history, geology, and biology. The museum was founded in 1964 and moved to its present location in 1973 and was expanded in 1989. The exhibits are well laid out, well lit, and uncluttered. One space has baskets, diorama, and history. Another room has gems and minerals in one half and a children's area in the other, with live small animals (snakes, lizards, insects, and the like) on one side. Road Trip when this place was visited.
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Address:
57116 Twentynine Palms Highway
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Note: it's a little off the road in the back of Yucca Valley Community Center Complex, so be watchful.
760-369-7212
http://hidesertnaturemuseum.org/

Hours:
Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Front facade.

Owl sculptures.

This gallery covers botany.


This gallery is history and local wildlife.

The Discovery Center, hands-on for children.

The local geology is filled with gems and minerals, so displayed here.

Figure of Utahraptor near the entry of the building.


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