The Natural History Museum is now open. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Museum Free Hours and Admission

There are a lot of ways to see the Museum for free.

As your Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County we celebrate the diversity of our audiences and are committed to doing so with equity, accessibility, and inclusion in mind. We aim to serve our community and offer a variety of programs to see the Museum for free.

Free Museum Admission Daily For:    

  • CA EBT cardholders with ID
  • CA teachers with ID
  • Active or retired military with ID
  • Children 2 and under

Additional tickets must be purchased to see special exhibitions, Butterfly and Spider Pavilion, 3D Theater, and other special ticketed experiences. 

To make free Museum Admission reservation please contact our Call Center at(213) 763-3466.

Free Hours for L.A. County Residents

L.A. County residents receive free Museum Admission 3-5 pm daily.

Additional tickets must be purchased to see special exhibitions, Butterfly and Spider Pavilion, 3D Theater, and other special ticketed experiences. 

Make your free Museum Admission reservation online by selecting L.A. County Residents on our Buy Tickets page or contact our Call Center at(213) 763-3466. 

Experience the Museum

Make sure you explore everything NHM has to offer.