Dino Social Media Meet Up | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

The large-scale permanent exhibition will be presented in two light-filled galleries — twice the size of the Museum’s old dinosaur galleries.

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Dinosaur Hall Social Media Meet-Up

Get the inside scoop during this special preview of the new Dinosaur Hall

You could be one of the 100 Facebookers, Twitterers and bloggers who will get an after-hours sneak peek of the new Dinosaur Hall, and a chance to speak with the curators, scientists and preparators who helped create the exhibition. Meet other followers and fans of NHM and enjoy the Dinosaur Hall before it opens to the public!

Thursday, July 7

6:30 pm - 8 pm

Refreshments will be provided


Please apply for the Dinosaur Hall Social Media Meet-Up below.

NHM will select and notify all attendees prior to the event.

About the new Dinosaur Hall

This July, the much-anticipated new Dinosaur Hall opens to the public at NHM. The large-scale permanent exhibition will be presented in two light-filled galleries — twice the size of the Museum’s old dinosaur galleries. The Dinosaur Hall will rival the world’s leading dinosaur halls — for the sheer volume of individual fossils displayed; the size and extraordinariness of the major mounts, including the world’s only T. rex growth series; and the transparent treatment of the science that surrounds these creatures — not as static, definitive knowledge but as a vibrant, ongoing investigation of mysteries solved and still unsolved.


Natural History Museum main entrance (facing Coliseum)

How to Apply

We will accept applications to the Dinosaur Hall Social Media Meet-up on this page. A total of 100 participants will be selected for the event. Participants will be notified on July 1, 2011.

Application Requirements

  1. The Dinosaur Hall Social Media Meet-Up is an informal gathering that allows social media users to share updates and photos about the new Dinosaur Hall through either Facebook, Twitter or a blog, before the public opening. Please submit a link to either your Facebook profile, Twitter feed or blog.
  2. You must tweet, update, or post pics of your exclusive experience in the new Dinosaur Hall at least once during the event using the hashtag #NHMLADinos The more updates and posts the better! Keep an eye on the @NHMLA profile for dinosaur inspiration, including fun facts, updates, and more.
  3. Tell us about you. Please provide your name, location, email, and social media platform you intend to use.


We are no longer accepting sign ups. All participants have been notified. Thanks!