Per L.A. County Department of Public Health, masks must be worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Spider Pavilion. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Plan Your Visit


Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9:30 am to 5 pm

Tuesday: closed

07/04: closed

11/25: closed

12/25: closed

01/01: closed

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900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007


Advanced, online tickets are highly recommended to ensure entry into the Museum and for special ticketed experiences. 

Admission Members Non-Members
FREE $15
FREE $12
FREE $12
More To See Members Non-Members
Spider Pavilion
3D Theater

Safety Measures & Guidelines

As part of our commitment to your healthy and safety during your visit, the museum is implementing a number of measures. All visitors are required to:

  • Stay home if you are not feeling well
  • Per Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, we are still requiring masks be worn at all times in all of our indoor spaces and outdoor Butterfly Pavilion. This applies to ALL guests over the ages two and above, regardless of vaccination status. We appreciate your help in protecting our community members who are not yet able to receive the vaccination.
  • Wash hands often

Please respect our staff

We look forward to your visit. Please note, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, including, but not limited to, yelling, violence, intimidation, threats, harassment, aggression, swearing, damage, abuse, or sexual harassment. Individuals who are aggressive toward staff or other visitors will be expelled from NHM and escorted off the property.

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