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.
The Nat is a proud participant in the San Diego Museum Council’s Museum Month during the month of February, presented by Macy’s, this month-long promotion offers half-price admission for up to four (4) people when a Museum Month pass is presented at the Admissions Desk.
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.