Anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs & other personal celebrations | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Unlike some cultural institutions, the Natural History Museum welcomes weddings and other personal celebrations in addition to corporate affairs and fellow non-profit organizations.

A Taste of History

Fellows members have the opportunity to see the Museum's vast collection of historical artifacts from Hollywood memorabilia, automobiles and cookbooks. Enjoy a unique meal at one of Los Angeles' historic sites with one of our history experts for a delightful Taste of History!
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Celebrate You!

Whether it’s your parents’ 50th wedding anniversary or your great nephew’s bar mitzvah, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County wants to make your family history a part of our own. 

Every rental includes:

  • One year, VIP Fellows-level membership to the Natural History Museum Family of Museums (which includes the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and the William S. Hart Museum);
  • Rental of the event space from 4 pm-12 am, setup and breakdown included (additional hours availabe for a fee);
  • All security, housekeeping, operations and event management staffing;
  • All taxes and service charges


The spaces available for special events are the Grand Foyer, the Rotunda, the African Mammal Hall and the North American Mammal Hall. They can be used in any number of ways, depending on your guest count and the elements of your party. For more information about hosting your event at the museum, you can contact our Special Events Office at (213)763-3221 or e-mail us at