NHM 100 Events | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

On November 6, 1913, the Museum of History, Science, and Art — the original name of NHM — opened in Exposition Park.

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NHM 100 Flipbook

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NHM 100 Testimonials

Listen to favorite memories and testimonials from some of our staff, trustees, members, visitors and more!

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NHM 100 Events

We're celebrating the Museum's 100th birthday all year long!


Check out our next upcoming event!

November 6, 2013 Taste of History: A Watershed Moment

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In case you missed them, here's a look at some of our past NHM 100 events:

Centennial Safari

For one night only members got to ignore the staff-only signs, go past the exhibit halls, and take the back door entrance into the Museum's collection areas to view the Museum's most prized specimens.

Grand Centennial Celebration

The year 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County! Our Grand Centennial Celebration was just one of the many events to continue the celebration.

To view photos from this event click here!

Grand Centennial Celebration After Party

Check out photos from the unveiling of the Otis Booth Pavilion and the Grand Centennial Celebration After Party here.

100th Birthday Bash

A day-to-night celebration featuring our new Nature Gardens and Nature Lab. Kid-friendly activities and music by day. Then outdoor concerts with DEVO and GZA/The Genius when the sun goes down!