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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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Scavenger 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 level and above. Please RSVP one week in advance.

Reserve your tickets online or call us at 213.763.3499


Save the Date

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Dinosaur Institute

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - Nature Gardens (no adults-only tours)

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Taxidermy

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - Anthropology

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - Mammalogy

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Live Animals

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Marine Biodiversity Center

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Crustacea

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Invertebrate Paleontology

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - William S. Hart Museum

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - Seaver Center

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - La Brea Tar Pits