In accordance with the L.A. City Municipal Code Ordinance mandate, beginning November 4, all eligible patrons are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours. Visitors 18+ must also show a valid photo ID. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.  On October 23 the museum will be closing early at 2 pm.

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Exhibitions

Nature Lab

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

Discovery Center

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

Butterfly Pavilion

Watch butterflies take flight around you in this seasonal exhibition.

Spider Pavilion

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

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Bug Hotels

Create your own bug hotel for your garden and see who comes to visit!

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Hotel Para Bichos

¡Crea su propio hotel para bichos para su jardín y mira quién viene a visitar!

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Carreras de Orugas

Crea su propia oruga. ¡Después, compite contra su familia o amigos en una carrera de orugas!

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Insect Symmetry

Use one of our templates to make your very own symmetrical insect.

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