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The Rotunda in the 1913 Building at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Vision and Values

Vision Statement

To inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds.

Values 

Adventurous: We are curious and bold, with an insatiable desire to discover new ideas and knowledge. 
Inclusive: We foster and promote accessibility, collaboration, and respect for all both within our Natural History Family of Museums and out in our community. 
Authentic: We inspire trust by sharing with our audiences our unparalleled collections and active research to help them better understand the world around them. 
Intentional: We are driven by our core principle of studying, educating, and inspiring audiences about our natural and cultural worlds.