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. Please note that all events are offered at local time (PST/PDT). Get ready for your visit, check out our Visit page for policies and procedures.
Roam the primitive forest and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Enter a surreal world of bug-eyed giants and egg-laying mammals—where survival means enduring the sunless, six-month polar winter surrounded by meat-eaters with night vision.
The Baja California Peninsula: our neighbor in nature. Explore towering mountains, desert flats, and isolated islands, and follow along with researchers working to conserve the peninsula’s wild beauty in our newest permanent exhibition.
Wildlife is all around, even when we don’t see it. So, what exactly are animals up to when we’re not looking? Find out in this new photography exhibition featuring animal candids taken with the help of camera trap technology.
Shrink down in size and view life from the perspective of the real rulers of our planet—the bugs.
Join us in this four-day international collaboration and help spot nature across our globe with just the snap of a photo.
Help science and document change in the plants and animals found on the U.S. – Mexico border. 2023 marks the fifth anniversary of this binational effort to record the diversity of plants and animals found in our shared borderlands.