San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature Connection[SDNHM Education Programs: Classes, Field Trips, Overnight Expeditions, Lectures, Films, Programs for Children]
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Family Programs

Fossil Fun Family Day!
Join us for Fossil Family Day at the San Diego Natural History Museum on January 16, 2012.


Join us Monday, January 16, 2012, to explore your love for all things prehistoric!

Join us Monday, January 16th and explore your love for all things prehistoric! Well work with Museum paleontologists to uncover and prepare authentic San Diego fossils. Make a shark tooth necklace and go on a scavenger hunt through Fossil Mysteries.

The fossil fun starts at 11 AM and ends at 3 PM.

Free with the price of admission and always free for members.




Adventures on the High Seas Family Day
Join us for Family Day at the San Diego Natural History Museum on February 20, 2012.

All Aboard! This year marks the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic. Join us on Monday, February 20, to honor and experience this historic event. Well craft and learn about life aboard the famous ship.

Boarding begins at 11 AM and ends at 3 PM. Family Day activities are free with General Museum admission and always free for members. Note: Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is a special exhibition and not included in General Museum admission. For more information, visit www.sdnat.org or call 619.255.0210 (MF).


Save the Dates!

Check back for more information about upcoming Family Days ATtheNAT.

  • Monday, January 16, 2012
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
  • Saturday, March 17, 2012
  • Saturday, April 7, 2012
  • Monday, May 28, 2012
  • Saturday, June 23, 2012
Family Day


Nature & Me Storytime Themes:
Nature and Me Storytime

Calling all budding naturalists! Come enjoy an imaginative journey into nature through dynamic readings and visits to exhibitions. Storytime is held every second Thursday of the month. Open to all ages with a parent. (Recommended for ages 1–5 with an adult.)

Every second Thursday; 10:15 AM
FREE with Museum admission


January 12 – Whales
Febraury 9 – Dinosaurs
March 8 – Behind the Scenes
April 12 – Insects
May 10 – Plants
June 14 – Horses

The fun begins at 11 AM and ends at 3 PM. Family Day is free with paid admission and always FREE for members!


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