Visit the “Valley of the Mastodons” at the Western Science Center.
Founded in 2006 after the excavation of Diamond Valley Lake, the Western Science Center is now the largest natural history museum in Riverside County. From Ice Age giants to archeological mysteries, there’s something new to discover in every corner of this local Southern California treasure.
Summer camps at the Western Science Center begin June 10th! Online registration is now open - join us for our fun and hands-on summer camps! From paleontology to engineering, kids will have the chance to learn in a unique museum setting.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing at the Western Science Center on July 20th with themed activities!
Join us for our free Educator Open House on July 29th! Learn how to use Riverside County’s largest natural history museum in your classroom and beyond.
Traverse the strange history of marine paleontology at the Western Science Center’s upcoming exhibit Life in the Ancient Seas. Dive underwater into a world of fossils from oceans past and present.
Want to share your love of science and nature at Riverside County’s largest natural history museum? Join us at the Western Science Center as a volunteer!
Join us for the Western Science Center’s largest fundraiser of the year! Enjoy fine food, wine and beverages outside on our piazza; watch a dazzling aeronautics display and live Polynesian dancing. We will also have both live and silent auctions with exclusive items and experiences up for bid.