Spider Pavilion and Nature Gardens are open. The indoor museum remains closed. Advanced timed-tickets are required. Learn how to visit safely.

Race to the Skies

A historically brave flight

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Southern California's aviation history

Take a trip back in time and up into the sky at the 1910 Dominguez Hills Air Meet. Through stunning archival video, photos and the Becoming Los Angeles Exhibit, Gallery Interpreter Daniel Caballero tells the story of Archibald Hoxsey and the race to break the altitude record. It's a thrilling chapter in the history of aviation in Southern California.