Our Butterfly Pavilion and Nature Gardens are now open, and tickets are sold out for the season. The inside of the museum remains closed. Advanced timed-tickets are required for members and non-members. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Shopping and Dining

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Shopping

At the Museum

After visiting the Butterfly Pavilion, stop in our pop-up store to shop for your favorite butterfly-inspired toys, games, jewelry, gifts and more! Safety, cleanliness and community health are our utmost priorities. We are taking all of the necessary precautions in our stores to protect  the safety of our guests, including increased cleanliness, metering guest access, plexiglass shields, and reminders for physical distancing. Members receive a 10% discount off of all purchases.

While our indoor museum stores remained closed, visit shop.nhm.org to find your favorite NHM items right from your own home. Member discounts apply.

Where to Eat

NHM Grill

Plan on arriving early and enjoy lunch on our cafe patio! The NHM Grill will have an outdoor grab and go station with a limited assortment of food and beverages available for purchase. Safety and cleanliness are our utmost priorities. We are taking all of the necessary precautions to encourage the safety of our guests, including increased cleanliness, physical distancing reminders, plexiglass shields, and limited outdoor patio seating that allows for physical distancing is available.

NHM’s water fountains and water bottle filling stations are currently closed. We encourage you to bring an environmentally-friendly water bottles from home. Boxed water will be available for purchase in the Butterfly Pavilion pop-up store during public hours.