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Current Hours: Wednesday – Friday | 11am – 5pm, Saturday | 10am – 5pm (4:30pm last entry)

Early Closure: The Alf Museum will close at 2pm on Thursday, February 15.

Explore the history of our planet from trilobites to dinosaurs in the Alf Museum’s Hall of Life, and follow in the tracks of extinct camels and elephants in the Hall of Footprints.
Exhibit inside Raymond M. Alf Museum

STORIES FROM THE ALF

ALF MUSEUM STAFF RECEIVE GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF FIELD AND LAB ACTIVITIES

ALF MUSEUM STAFF RECEIVE GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF FIELD AND LAB ACTIVITIES

The Alf Museum’s Collections Manager, Bailey Jorgensen, and Lab Manager, Jared Heuck, both received project grants from professional societies last…

ICE AGE SABER-TOOTHED CATS AND DIRE WOLVES SUFFERED FROM DISEASED JOINTS

ICE AGE SABER-TOOTHED CATS AND DIRE WOLVES SUFFERED FROM DISEASED JOINTS

A new study from Alf Museum Augustyn Family Curator, Dr. Mairin Balisi, suggests that ice age saber-toothed cats and dire…

ALF MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR OF VISITOR ENGAGEMENT AND EDUCATION RECEIVES NATIONAL HONOR

ALF MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR OF VISITOR ENGAGEMENT AND EDUCATION RECEIVES NATIONAL HONOR

Gabriel-Philip Santos, the Alf Museum’s director of visitor engagement and education, has been honored for his exceptional service to the…

UPCOMING EVENTS

09 Mar

Fossil Fest

March 9, 2024    
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Celebrate all things paleontology at Fossil Fest! Join us for our annual celebration as we invite paleontologists from all over Southern California, share the latest [...]
28 Mar

Prehistoric Tots - Prehistoric Bugs

March 28, 2024    
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This one is for the bug lovers! Join us for an interactive group activity for children and caregivers to learn about incredible prehistoric insects! Activity [...]
13 Apr

Discovery Day - Power of Plants

April 13, 2024    
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Calling all plant lovers! Join us for Discovery Day to discover the amazing history and incredible power of plants! See special plant fossils from [...]
17 Apr

Prehistoric Tots - Flower Fun

April 17, 2024    
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Its Wildflower Month! Join us for an interactive group activity for children and caregivers to learn about the science of plants! Activity includes: short guided [...]
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