Levels & Benefits | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

NHM Fellows receive Invitations to exclusive VIP events including family adventures, dinners with Museum curators, exhibition premieres and exciting field trips.

Fellows Benefits & Levels

Fellows enjoy a suite of exclusive benefits, including invitations to VIP events, behind-the-scenes tours, field trips, and free, reserved USC football and Rams NFL home game parking in the Museum Car Park. See a full list of benefits for each level of Fellows Membership below.

Fellows $2,500

To join The Fellows, click here.

  • Full Museum membership privileges, for two adults and up to four children, including free admission to the Natural History Museum Family of Museums
  • Invitations to VIP exhibit openings, special field trips, VIP sleepovers, and the Haunted Museum
  • Complimentary concierge service for special requests through the Fellows office
  • Invitations to four Fellows in Focus events, featuring special access to Museum scientists and their research with a "deep dive" into content-rich presentations or hands-on activities
  • Private, behind-the-scenes tours
  • Opportunity to participate in the NHMLA Journeys travel program
  • Two free guest membership cards that grant admission to friends, family and colleagues
  • Four VIP guest passes, good for all three Natural History Family of Museums, including special exhibits by reservation
  • Free, reserved parking for USC and Rams NFL home games
  • Free admission to over 300 museums and science centers worldwide
  • Subscription to the Naturalist, our quarterly magazine
  • Special field trips, Fellows in Focus events, private dinners, and the Haunted Museum
  • Discounts in the Museum Store on lectures, classes, and education programs

Alliance Circle Membership $3,500

To join The Alliance, click here.

All privileges of Active Fellow membership, plus…

  • Invitations to biannual Alliance Circle Salons - intimate gatherings in the homes of Museum Trustees and donors, offered in the fall and spring
  • Participation in quarterly Alliance luncheons featuring updates by the Museum President and Director along with a presentation by Museum Research and Collections staff
  • Complimentary 1-year Family Level Gift Membership
  • Ten VIP Guest Passes for friends and associates - good for single use admission to the Natural History Family of Museums
  • VIP handling of your child’s school group visit

Curator's Circle $5,000

To join The Curator's Circle, click here.

All privileges of Alliance Circle membership, plus…

  • Recognition on the Annual Donor Wall in the NHMLA's Grand Foyer
  • One complimentary Active Level Fellows Membership for a friend or associate
  • Opportunity to receive a professional consultation by a Museum curator for your collection
  • Free reserved parking in the NHMLA Car Park upon request for any visit

Director's Circle $10,000

To join The Director's Circle, click here.

All privileges of Curator’s Circle membership, plus…

  • Two complimentary Active Level Fellows Memberships for friends and associates
  • Unlimited VIP Family Guest Passes for friends and associates upon request
  • Annual recognition as a co-sponsor of an education program of your choice

Sponsor's Circle Level $25,000

To join The Sponsor's Circle, click here.

All privileges of Director’s Circle membership, plus…

  • Opportunity to participate and travel to Museum’s field research sites
  • Invitation to a private luncheon at the Museum