Moonshiners, Bootleggers, and Hooch. Oh, My!

Our local history is full of colorful characters. We have moonshiners, bootleggers, and hooch. Oh, my! And with that comes the expert, Cliff Walker, who’s spent 22 years studying, with passion, we might add, to […]

Taking Stronger Steps for Our Future

IN LIKE A LAMB, OUT LIKE A LION March may have come in like a lamb, but it doesn’t seem to have the same commitment for the last days of March as our board members, […]

Where Are the Best Rocks and Gems in the High Desert?

Have you thought about rock hounding as a hobby? Maybe you need to get your kids out of the house for some great fresh air and a treasure hunt? Rock Hounds abound here. So where […]

Evening Desert series Draws Geologist Don Fife to Speak

Historical Tales of Mining and Prospecting Our local Evening Desert series was hosted by Lucerne Valley Museum board Oct 14th, and had a modest audience. But I must say they were very focused on what […]

Historian With Dirty Hands — Don Fife

Meet Don Fife. He grew up in the early days when hard rock mining was king. Come hear the history of the Limestone mines you always wondered about. Hear Don Fife next in our “Evening […]

Sam Hunter Carves His Niche in Petroglyph Studies

Found Art Guest Speaker, Sam Hunter, spends his days studying what the ancient Native Americans left on rock faces in the Black Mountain complex. Many of the region’s carvings and markings have been cataloged but […]

Are You Looking for a Spring Swap Meet?

We love Swap Meets! Looking for a sunny place to enjoy some swap meet time with friends and visitors of the High Desert? Then watch for the details here when the Lucerne Valley Museum and […]

How Pioneers Did It — Soaps, Lotions & Potions

It’s easy to go to the store and buy from a shelf of 20+ products for everything you need in your home. Before commercial storefronts there was the local General Store. Before that was the […]

After the Fourth of July

Museum’s NightWalk It’s been a hot June followed by an even hotter July. Our members weren’t very active this summer so far. At the Fourth of July celebration at our Pioneer Park, the grounds were […]

May 21 at 3 pm for Herbal Expert Charla Shamhart

Local Museum Offers “Evening Desert” series with guest herbalist Charla Shamhart There was such enthusiasm for herbal medicines and uses of native plants from last year, that the “Evening Desert” series returns May 21 with […]