Field Trips | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

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Activities and Programs

In the Field with NHMLA

Take a journey and discover L.A.’s biodiversity with Museum scientists! Throughout the school year we offer four day trips focused on specific plants and animals, which culminate in one interdisciplinary overnight campout. You’ll explore a Southern California area of special ecological note, and get first-hand experience with different field techniques, taught by experts.

Each participant in these 25-person groups gets a field guide and badge that highlights each field trip’s focus.Choose one or all, it’s up to you!





Past Programs:

 Thanks to everyone who joined us on our outings! Below are a few highlights from the trips:





In the Field events are recommended for persons that are seven years and older. For more information, please call 213.763.3499 or e-mail us at

Are you looking to bring your class on a Field Trip to the Museum? Click here to request a visit.