The Museum Parking Lot is Now Open
The 2016 Field Trip schedule is now available. The first three trips will be to Death Valley for Flowers (Feb., March & April) followed by Walker Basin, Tehachapi Loop, windmills, to Mojave and the Twilight Tour at the Cat House. Spaces fill up quickly, so purchase your ticket(s) in the Museum Gift Shop our in our online store.
Petroglyph Tours to Little Petroglyph Canyon – the largest concentration of petroglyphs in the western hemisphere – are sponsored by the museum and held in the spring and fall of each year. Spring and Fall dates are announced in advance on our web site, newsletter and mass emailing.
The Museum’s Gallery showcases various artists’ works, as well as the popular Open Studio Tour. An Artist Reception, open to the public, is held opening night and artist interviews are available on our web site.
The mission of the Maturango Museum is to preserve, interpret, and develop an appreciation for the natural and cultural history of the Northern Mojave Desert through research and education in the natural and physical sciences, and to promote the arts.
Featured Artist Interviews
100 East Las Flores Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
760-375-6900 | FAX 760-375-0479
Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm
(Excluding Major Holiday)