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  • A venue
    guaranteed to wow!
  • A venue
    guaranteed to wow!
  • A venue
    guaranteed to wow!

High Schools

Did your last dance include dinosaurs, whales, and a prehistoric shark perfect for selfies? If not, let the Nat help take your dance to the next level! With so many scenic backgrounds to take pictures, our five floors of unique exhibit and event spaces are guaranteed to help you create lasting memories with your friends. Whether you’d like to dance the night away, snack at one of the dessert bars, play arcade games, have your fortune told, or lounge on lit up furniture with your friends, the San Diego Natural History Museum can help you create the dance of your dreams.

For current pricing, view our Highschool event booklet/price guide here.

Contact our events department at to receive a venue proposal showcasing the exclusive, extraordinary spaces of the museum.


See our past schools' love of The Nat here.


Did you know? When you book your dance at the Nat, you help fulfill our mission of interpreting
, understanding and respecting the natural environment of Southern and Baja California through research, conservation, and education.

Experience Dances at The Nat

For more dances, check out our photo gallery!

Customize your dance experience

All of our dance packages can be modified to fit your event vision. Whether you want to dance the night away on Balboa Park’s only rooftop or be able to explore all the ins and outs of the Museum, we can help create a package that is unique to you. To learn more on a site visit, inquire for the next step!

Homecoming: With beginning of the school being so exciting, kick it off with a standout first dance.
Prom: Prom is a rite of passage for all high school students. Let the Nat help you create a dance that your friends will never forget.
Winter Formal: As the highlight of the middle of the school year, the Nat is a picture-perfect place to host your next Winter Formal.