View the awe-inspiring lifework of world-famous naturalist Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996) along with featured exhibits of natural history, wildlife art and photography. Marvel at the unforgettable building and relax on the nature trails that cross 27 acres of native forest habitat. Shop in the Nature Store and enjoy nature education classes, lectures and special events throughout the year.
Upcoming Programs & Events
Current Exhibit: "The Extinct Birds Project" by artist Alberto Rey
On display August 17 - December 14, 2018
The Extinct Birds Project includes 18 original paintings of extinct birds by Alberto Rey and a companion book by the same name that examines collection practices and causes for extinction. Copies of the book are available in the museum store.
The now extinct Kaua'i 'o'o (Moho braccatus) was endemic to the island of Kaua'i, Haiaii. Its last song was heard in 1987. Learn more about this and 17 other now exitince birds species thourgh Alberto Rey's "Exctinct Birds Project" exhibition now on display at RTPI, as well as the companion book.