On Saturday, August 17, Exposition Park will host the USC Football Fall Showcase from 1:30 pm to 6:30pm. This event may impact traffic, parking, and wayfinding in the area. Please consider riding the Metro Expo Line and exiting at USC/Expo station.


We aim to make NHM an exciting, educational, and enjoyable experience for everyone. If you have any questions about your visit and the services we offer, contact our Call Center at 213.763.3466.

Wheelchair Access

All exhibits are accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, with the exception of strollers inside the Butterfly and Spider Pavilion. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be checked out at the South Entrance by leaving a driver's license or other form of valid identification.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available in NHM car park. 

Accessible Restrooms and Family Lounge

Wheelchair accessible and all-gender restrooms are available throughout the museum. Our Family Care Lounge is available for guests on Level 2 in the Bird Hall. 

Service Animals

In order to provide a secure and healthy environment for our guests, as well as to protect our collections, we can only allow service animals in our museum.  A service animal is one that is trained to work or perform tasks for a person with a disability.