Per L.A. County Department of Public Health, masks must be worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Spider Pavilion. NHMLAC currently does not require visitors to show proof of vaccination. We are working through the implications of the LA City ordinance with respect to our operations. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.



Haunted Museum: Adventurous Afternoon

After-Hours Members Special Program All Ages
  • 3 pm

Help make a discovery during an interactive scavenger hunt with museum scientists. Take a detour for side quests to our resident arachnids, watch our taxidermist bring skins back to life at real-time demonstrations, and attend a live performance celebrating urban nature.

Haunted Museum: After Dark

After-Hours Members Special Program Adult
  • 7 pm

Experience the Nature Gardens as they come to life at night, enjoy cocktails while learning about LA’s backyard bats, watch as our taxidermist spills his guts about his work at a live demonstration, and see what is creeping out of the abyss with our Ichthyologist.