Adventures in Nature | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Butterfly Pavilion

Mar 19 – Sept 4, 2017

Step into our butterfly wonderland to witness over 30 species flying all around you.

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Extreme Mammals

May 14 - Sept 10
Think you know mammals? Think again!

Discover the bizarre, amazing, and extraordinary world of extinct and living mammals.

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Nature in L.A. Blog

Follow the Nature in L.A. blog to keep up on research, citizen science, and the latest urban nature stories from around the city, as told by NHMLA scientists who live and study in L.A.
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Become a Member, Skip the Lines!

Become a member today to skip the lines and receive free admission and special exhibit tickets all year long!

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Adventures in Nature

This Year, Give Your Child the World!

Adventures in Nature is a day camp offered every summer and seasonally throughout the school year. Children in grades K through 8 have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of Museum topics — Earth's features, creatures, and cultures from around the globe. Enroll your children in our hands-on, interactive classes and they will learn about fascinating topics through active encounters that spark children's natural curiosity and creativity.

All camps are from 9 am to 3 pm daily and are typically one week in length.

Natural History Museum: June 19 - July 28, 2017
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum: July 31 - August 4, 2017

To register click HERE!

To view the Summer Camp brochure click HERE!

AIN Summer Camp Scholarships
Applications for Summer Camp Scholarships will be available Monday, February 13 through Monday, February 27. Scholarships are on a first-come, first-served basis for families who qualify. Priority will go to families who have not received a past scholarship for Adventures in Nature. Only applicants awarded a Camp Scholarship will be notified and will be contacted by Museum Staff via email no later than Friday, March 31, 2017.

Thanks to all the families who joined us for our Spring Camp adventure, hope to see you again in summer!

To view the Spring Camp brochure click HERE!

Attention Families - Spring Camp is two, single day camps held at the La Brea Tar PIts and Museum

Thanks to all the families who joined us for our Winter Camp adventure, hope to see you again in summer!

To view the Winter Camp brochure click HERE!

Attention Families - Winter Camp is two, single day camps held at the La Brea Tar PIts and Museum


For more information, you may contact us at 213.763.3499 or