Scavenger Safari | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Explore our curatorial departments behind the scenes!

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To reserve your spot at our next Scavenger's Safari, call us at 213.763.3499 or e-mail Only available for Patron Family level Members and higher. Click here to join, renew, or upgrade at the Patron Family level today!

All Stars of Science Tours

The NHM has millions of specimens in its collections.  Members at the Naturalist level and higher are invited to schedule a behind-the-scenes tour with one of our curators to see these treasures and learn about real science happening here at the Museum. 
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First Fridays as an NHM Member

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Scavenger's Safari


Go behind the scenes and discover a different curatorial department each month. Meet our scientists, researchers, and collections managers, and go on a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum. Free for Members at the Patron Family level and above. Please RSVP one week in advance.

Reserve your tickets online or call us at 213.763.3499


Invertebrate Paleontology  on Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Los Angeles has been a coastal town for the better part of 90 million years. Join museum staff in exploring the fossilized remains of sea that once swam in our coastal waters, and imagine what a day at the beach in the Cretaceous might have entailed.

Want to learn more about Invertebrate Paleontology and our Curators and Collections Managers before your tour? CLICK HERE!

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Save the Date

Please check back for more details about these upcoming Scavenger's Safaris!

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Saturday, August 5th, 2017