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Holiday Events


Cinderella Meet-And-Greet

December 17
11 am – 1 pm


From glass slippers to pink diamonds… This season The Pasadena Playhouse and Lythgoe Family Panto presents a holiday production of A Cinderella Christmas. In partnership with A Cinderella Christmas, NHMLA presents a special meet-and-greet with Cinderella herself! Bring your little ones for story time with Cinderella and stick around to take photos with your favorite princess. Once Cinderella’s time is up, be sure to visit the Museum’s Diamonds: Rare Brilliance, an exhibit featuring spectacular colored diamonds. Sparkly attire encouraged for the event. Free with paid Museum Admission/Free for Members



All that Glitters: Winter Festivities at NHMLA 

December 28, January 4 and 7
10 am – 3 pm

This holiday season we’re shining light on, Diamonds:  Rare Brilliance, a temporary exhibit featuring rare colored diamonds. Spend the day admiring rare diamonds in NHMLA's Gem and Mineral Hall, and watch the transformation from rock to smooth gemstone in live cabbing demonstrations. Take part in a special guided tour of the Gem Vault, and design your own bling with hands-on activities for the whole family with artists from Barnsdall Arts. Free with paid Museum admission and free for Members. Activities available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. 




Discover the brilliance of some of the world's rarest colored diamonds on display at NHMLA for a limited time.

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