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Bugs

Exhibitions

Spiky, Hairy, Shiny: Insects of L.A.

Coming soon!

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Nature Lab

Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.

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Discovery Center

Dig for dinosaurs, wonder at live insects, and organize your own diorama.

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Butterfly Pavilion

Watch butterflies take flight around you in this seasonal exhibition.

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Spider Pavilion

Walk among spiders and their magnificent webs in this unique, open-air experience.

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Entomology

With over 800,000 described species—more than half of all known living organisms—insects are the most diverse group of animals on Earth.

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Community Science

Community science (sometimes called citizen science) mobilizes volunteers to work alongside scientists to help answer questions about the world.

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BioSCAN

This first-of-its-kind scientific investigation is discovering and exploring biodiversity in and around one of the world’s largest cities: Los Angeles.

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SuperProject

The SuperProject is a one year long FREE program run by the Urban Nature Research Center (UNRC) at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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