Discovery Days

The Cal Poly Humboldt Natural history museum offers a variety of discovery days with interactive hands-on activities for the whole family. Each one has a theme! These include Rocks and Minerals, Anthropology, Zoology, and Astronomy.

Marine Science Discovery Day

Saturday, April 6, 2024 from noon - 4pm

Fun, games, activities, learning for all ages.

Come explore fish, whales, sharks, bioluminescence, creatures of the deep sea, tide pools, birds, and live frogs! 

Thank you California Coastal Commission Whale Tail Grants program for providing funding to increase marine science in our community! 

Nature Crafts & Activities Discovery Day

Nature Crafts & Activities Discovery Day at the NHM

Saturday, December 2, 2023 from noon - 4 

Painted rocks, leaf rubbings, candles, cone critters and much more! 

Cool and Creepy Discovery Day Fall 2023

Saturday, October 28 from noon to 4 p.m.

Geoscience Discovery Night: Safe and Sound on Shaky Ground

In partnership with GEOL 465 and Professor Amanda Admire, Fall 2018

Cool and Creepy Discovery Day 

Fall 2016


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