Family & Kids Activities

Play Spaces for Children

Whose Home?

Slide down and climb back up to an eagle's nest. Stash treasures in the pack rat nest and do animal puppet theater! Made possible by the Jeld-Wen Foundation. More >

Dig, Crawl, Climb!

Outdoor fun at this nature-inspired play area. Open weather permitting. More >

School-year Programs - September through May

Backpack Explorers

A hands-on program for parents and children ages 3-5. Don our backpacks filled with cool artifacts.Do science, art, and body movement and explore the Museum’s animal habitats. More >

Museum and Me

Is a time for children and teens with disabilities to enjoy the High Desert Museum during its quieter hours. More >