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

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Celebrate L.A.'s history, heritage, and communities with us. Discover events and programs at our museum and in L.A.

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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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Your Support Makes a Difference

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is dedicated to its mission to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility for our natural and cultural worlds. Gifts from friends like you allow the Natural History Family of Museums to serve our community with inspiring education programs, groundbreaking scientific research, and the care, study, and exhibition of our collections.

We encourage you donate to the Museum Fund through your favorite department from the selection below. Click on the image to learn more and make a gift!

Anthropology Community Science
Conservation & Collection Care Crustacea
Dinosaur Institute Echinoderms
Entomology Herpetology
History Ichthyology
Invertebrate Paleontology Live Animal Programs
Malacology Mammalogy
Marine Biodiversity Center Mineral Sciences
Nature Gardens Ornithology
Polychaetous Annelids Rancho La Brea

Urban Nature Research Center

Vertebrate Paleontology

You can also donate to the Museum Fund by clicking the button below.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, and gifts to the Annual Fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

For questions regarding your donation, please call (213) 763-DINO (3466).