Western Science Center Festival celebrates Earth Day

Western Science Center Festival celebrates Earth Day

Delighted and curious children walked through the Western Science Center Museum with their parents April 22 at the third annual Inland Empire Science Festival staring wide-eyed at the fossilized remains of “Max” the largest Mastadon found in the Western United States enjoying fun games even taking a look at the sun’s chromosphere through telescopes. The […]

Western Science Center presents Inland Empire Science Festival

HEMET – Ready. Set. Science! The third annual Inland Empire Science Festival returns to the Western Science Center April 22. It is the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day with the family at Riverside County’s largest natural history museum. Guests can take a journey through ice age fossils and artifacts displayed in the halls, as they […]

Diamond Valley Lake hosts an ‘Old Fashioned Holiday’

TEMECULA – The Western Science Center, along with the Diamond Valley Lake Visitor Center, will once again be hosting Old Fashioned Holiday, the museum’s annual holiday celebration, Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. Old Fashioned Holiday, a free family-friendly event, will feature a wide selection of arts & crafts vendors for guests’ holiday gift shopping, […]

Western Science Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

Western Science Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

Western Science Center in Hemet drew close to 400 area officials, residents and Dallas Raines, KABC Channel 7 weatherman, to its 10th Anniversary Celebration “Science Under the Stars” Saturday, Sept. 10 in Hemet. The Western Science Center and Museum on 2345 Searl Parkway opened on October 15, 2006, with more than 1 million fossils in […]

Diamond Valley Mastodons seen as ‘Strange’ by paleontologist

Diamond Valley Mastodons seen as ‘Strange’ by paleontologist

Paleontologist Kathlyn Smith, from Georgia Southern Museum and a guest lecturer at the Western Science Center, expressed her excitement of winning a grant to study “Max” and the other mastodons who once roamed the Diamond Valley area 11,000 years ago. During her lecture Thursday, Aug. 18 she said she was amazed the Western Science Center […]