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T. rex Growth Series

The new Dinosaur Hall features the world's only Tyrannosaurus rex growth series. This series, which features a young adult, 30-foot Thomas the T. rex, a 20-foot juvenile, and a 10-foot baby, offers an unrivaled look at the ways T. rex grew.
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The Dinosaurs Have Arrived!

The new Dinosaur Hall opened July 2011. Watch the early preview for the hall and our other dino videos!
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Join the NHM Next Campaign

The NHM Next campaign is transforming the Museum into one of the coolest destinations in Southern California. Want to get involved in our final phase?  
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Junior Scientist

 
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It's time to become a Junior Scientist!

Join us each month to experience NHM as a scientist does! Feel what it’s like to do real scientific work by using the same tools and techniques as our own Museum researchers.

Packed with activities, demonstrations, and an up-close look at some cool (and sometimes creepy crawly) highlights from our collection, each month is a crash course in one of the many fields of science explored at the Museum. By asking questions, making observations, and using your own customized Junior Scientist Field Notebook, you’ll make science-based discoveries about topics ranging from the biggest dinosaurs to the smallest insects.

Junior Scientist is specially designed for 6- to 9-year-olds and their families. All programs are FREE with paid Museum admission or Membership and include a personal Field Notebook to take home. No reservations are required; check in at the Dueling Dinosaurs in the Museum’s foyer on the day of for a free entry ticket.

 

UPCOMING:

Saturday, April 19, 2014; 10:30 am and 1:30 pm

It's Not Easy Being Green

It's springtime, the seeds are sprouting, flowers are blooming, and Junior Scientist is exploring what it means to be a botanist. Have you ever wondered if plants talk or can see? What do plants need to survive and why do they all look so different? Join us this month as we answer these questions and more! 

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014; 10:30 am and 1:30 pm - @ PAGE MUSEUM

If Bones Could Talk

Observing a pack of dire wolves in the field isn't easy.  In fact, it’s downright impossible! Even though paleobiologists can't observe their subjects in nature today doesn't mean they're in the dark about how they lived.  Come join Junior Scientist at the Page Museum this month as we shed some light on the lives of extinct Ice Age fauna!

Please note, May Junior Scientist will be held at the PAGE MUSEUM.

 

For more information, please contact us at (213) 763-3499 or educate@nhm.org