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.
Life in the Ancient Seas is in the process of being installed; as a result, our temporary exhibit hall will be unavailable for public viewing
Join us for a special event produced in collaboration with our friends at Gray Fossil Site in Gray, TN!
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.
Become a member at the Western Science Center and join our members-only science book club! For September we’ll be discussing Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth’s Most Awesome Creatures by Nick Pyenson.
We’re kicking off the fall season of Science Saturdays with the Science of Superheroes! Prepare to save the world with hands-on science based activities.