There’s so much to explore. Here’s the information you need to plan your day.
We’re open 9:30 am to 5 pm every day of the year, except for:
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday of November)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
- New Year's Day (January 1)
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Natural History Museum’s Car Park
$12 flat rate
The entrance to our car park is on Bill Robertson Lane at the corner of Exposition Boulevard. Limited parking available, including a limited amount of ADA spots available for guests with visible ADA placards.
Expo Park Parking Structure
$12 cash only
The entrance to the parking structure is on Figueroa Boulevard at 39th Street. From here it is just a short walk to NHM.
Take the Expo Line to visit. The closest stations to NHM are the Expo/USC and Expo/Vermont stations.
Trains run daily from 5 am to 12:30 am.
Show your ticket and receive our Metro discount of $2 off adult admission.
Visit Metro for more information.
USC and Rams football games: The Coliseum at Exposition Park hosts both USC and the L.A. Rams football games throughout the Fall and Winter season. We recommend planning extra travel time on game days as the area will be busy.
Smoking is prohibited on our premises (including outdoor areas). Thank you for helping us maintain a healthy environment for everyone to enjoy!