There’s always something new to discover at The Nat, from family activities to evening events to new films and exhibitions. You’ll find a new experience every time you visit.
A look behind the scenes in our storage areas is like a cross-section of the diversity of nature itself. You’ll find everything from tiny beetles to enormous whale bones.
Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe, and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization.
As part of our mission “to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment,” the San Diego Natural History Museum has partnered with Hornblower Cruises and Events for more than a decade to provide an unparalleled opportunity to experience gray and blue whale watching off the San Diego coast.
The Nat has created a new Artist in Residence program in an effort to make the rich relationship between scientific inquiry and artistic practice more visible.