History that’s living in the moment
Stunning monarchs. Endless birdlife. Vivid wildflowers. Rockstar geology. Wow-worthy whales.
Pacific Grove’s landmark museum opened in 1883, the same year as did the Brooklyn Bridge, making it one of the country’s oldest of its kind. But its deep diversity of unique Central Coast creatures, pioneering science and interactivity make it as current as ever.
Pacific Grove Monarch Sanctuary Butterfly Count
Join us for January’s Science Saturday, Amazing Migrations, as we investigate the world of long-distance animal travels. Whales, birds, insects, and more will be the focus of our deeper look at these natural phenomena.
The California Art Club and Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History are proud to present “Magnificent Migrations: A Journey Through Central California”, on view from January 18 – April 14, 2019.
Watershed Guardians is for teachers for grades 6-12, and anyone interested in volunteering to help out. In support of students performing water quality monitoring at 5 sites along the Carmel River and to increase awareness of environmental threats to steelhead trout at Garland Regional Park.
Join our next cohort of volunteers at the Museum. Over this 6-week volunteer training course you will learn about the natural history of the Central Coast, be trained in interpretation methods, and participate in meeting our mission: To inspire discovery, wonder, and stewardship of our natural world.
Join the Museum as we sit down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Miriam Pawel to discuss her book, The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation.