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.
More than 35 photographs that celebrate the universal symbol of the Golden State’s beauty: the wildflower. This visual survey of California’s diverse and delicately-balanced ecosystems reveals the effects of climate change and other human impacts on our native plants.
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 Big Exchange offers members of the San Diego Natural History Museum free general admission to more than 40 participating arts and cultural destinations in San Diego.
Bumblebees are cute, bumblebees are fuzzy. Maybe that's why we just can't seem to get enough of these adorable insects? Take a closer look as we make creations inspired by nature’s flying fuzzballs.