We are currently experiencing an issue for some international users with our online ticket store. If you are unable to complete your order, please email our Call Center (info@nhm.org), or give us a call at 213-763-3466 between 9:00am to 5:00pm PST for assistance. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Plan Your Visit


9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Closed the first Tuesday of every month.
Also closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007

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


Admission Members General Admission
FREE $18
FREE $14
FREE $14
Children 2 and under
More To See Members General Admission
Dinosaur Encounters
Butterfly Pavilion
FREE $10

Museum Maps

Click on map link below to find your way to your favorite exhibits and follow the one-way paths throughout the museum. Helpful icons point out restrooms, shops, eating areas, accessible features, and more. 

English map (PDF)
Spanish map (PDF)
Mandarin map (PDF)
Korean map (PDF)

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.

Construction Updates

Our South Entrance, which faces Exposition Park, is temporarily closed due to construction of our new wing, NHM Commons, opening summer 2024. 

  • For those parking in NHM Car Park: Proceed to the green ticket booth at the east end of the parking lot. This entrance remains open.
  • For those parking in the Blue Lot or other areas around Exposition Park: Enter through our East Gate entrance, which is located across from the west end of the Rose Garden. ADA and stroller accessibility are available at this entrance.

Safety Measures and Guidelines

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County no longer requires masks worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Butterfly Pavilion, regardless of vaccination status. In accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, we still strongly recommend all visitors to continue wearing masks while indoors and ask that individual choices are respected. See full safety guidelines here.

About Exposition Park

Learn more about Exposition Park and neighboring attractions.