Membership | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Meet your Planet as an NHM Member! Receive 12 months of free admission and exclusive access to exhibitions, curators and Museum programming.

Antarctic Dinosaurs

Apr 3 - Jan 5

Gear up for an expedition of a lifetime. Travel to this icy continent and get ready to discover the world of Antarctic dinosaurs.

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Wild LA

Explore the amazing nature in and around Los Angeles


Get your copy of NHM's newest nature guide.

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USC Football Parking

Fellows receive free parking for University of Southern California home football games. Learn more >

Teachers Save on Membership

California teachers qualify for discounted membership! Just ask about the "educator discount" to skip the lines and see all special exhibits with the entire family for free!

Call 213.763.3426 or e-mail for more information.

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Membership Office

Phone: (213) 763-3426
Fax: (213) 763-3583




All Members identified on the membership account receive the following benefits:

Individual $69

Membership for one person, non-transferable.

Individual Plus+ $99

Membership for one named person, plus a transferable member card for any unnamed guest.

Dual $89

Membership for two people, non-transferable.

Dual Plus+ $119

Membership for two named people, plus a transferable member card for any unnamed guest.

Family $119

Membership for two adults and up to four children (age 17 and under), non-transferable.

Family Plus+ $149

Membership for two named adults and up for four named children (age 17 and under), plus a transferable member card for any unnamed guest.

Patron Family $240

All Family Plus+ level benefits, and:

  • Invitation to a VIP Party for an exhibition opening.
  • Priority Access Tickets for timed-ticketed exhibitions.
  • Free or discounted admission at over 300 natural history museums and science centers worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program (90-mile radius restriction applies).
  • Free dinosaur plush toy, while supplies last.
  • Free Scavenger Safari tours — a monthly series of behind-the-scenes adventures with Museum scientists.
  • Four (4) free guest passes ($60 value).

Naturalist $500

All Patron Family level benefits, and:

Explorer $900

All Naturalist benefits, and:

  • Opportunity to host a private Scavenger Safari for up to 10 guests.
  • Invitation to an exclusive field trip with Museum scientists and researchers.

Adventurer $1,200

All Explorer benefits, and:

  • An invitation to an exclusive event for families and adults such as the VIP Sleepover and Taste of History.


The Fellows

Fellows members are a visionary group of donors who support the Museum's mission and in return for their generosity receive exclusive benefits and access. Learn More. 

Fellows Active $2,500

All Adventurer level benefits plus a calendar full of exclusive events and free USC football parking!  Join today.