Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Prepare for time-travel during this prehistoric Science Saturday, when we set our sights on the age of the dinosaurs. We will explore fossils, footprints, and more as we learn what made the dinosaurs so successful, and also what led to their extinction.
Fri, Apr 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sun, Apr 21, 2019, 5:00 PM
For over half a century this Wildflower Show has been one of the largest on the Northern and Western Hemispheres with over 600 species and varieties of wildflowers. The Museum partners with the Monterey Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) to hold this cherished annual event.
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Dr Emily Burns, lead scientist of the Save the Redwoods League, will be presenting an overview of the current status of the Coastal Redwood population. She will explore not only the whole population, but focus on our population of redwoods in the Santa Lucia range. Using recent research, she will show how the current tree populations are responding to climate change along our central coast.
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Join Museum educators at Northridge Mall as they share the wonders of our local natural history. This month return to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth. There will be fun hands-on activities for learners of all ages and free of charge.
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
The Junior Naturalist Club will explore the world of seaweeds. The club will welcome Dr. Jeffrey Hughey (Biology Professor at Hartnell College) as members embark on a seaweed excursion. Learn about seaweeds in the Museum's classroom, search for specimens at nearby Lover's Point Beach, experiment with seaweed pressing, and finish by tasting one of the delicious products of these fascinating algae.
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
The Monterey Bay Master Gardeners and Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History are excited to announce the return of Smart Garden Fair.
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The event features an "interspecies collaboration" where Nico and fellow musician Matt Baldwin improvise live music with various flora. The show also features a plant music installation—where everyone can meander through the native garden and interact with several plants that generate music in real time.