Our museums will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Our first priority is the well-being and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers. Stay up to date with NHMLAC's response to COVID-19. Nuestros museos estarán cerrados hasta nuevo aviso para minimizar la propagación del COVID-19. Ve la respuesta de NHMLAC ante el coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
Dig for dinosaurs, wonder at live insects, and organize your own diorama.
Watch butterflies take flight around you in this seasonal exhibition.
Walk among spiders and their magnificent webs in this unique, open-air experience.
Flowers are blooming, seeds are ripening, and wildlife is paying attention!
Get a taste of Bug Fair 2020
Those shiny, spiky, and furry creatures zipping and buzzing all around us are glorious beings with interesting bios.
The results are in! A record number of people participated in City Nature Challenge 2020, mostly exploring in or near their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What the Vertebrate Living Collections team has been up to during the museum's temporary closure, including telemedicine and museum walk-abouts.
Take the City Nature Challenge and meet the person who started it all!
Take a Virtual Tour of Our Nature Gardens
Create your own bug hotel for your garden and see who comes to visit!
¡Crea su propio hotel para bichos para su jardín y mira quién viene a visitar!
Crea su propia oruga. ¡Después, compite contra su familia o amigos en una carrera de orugas!
Use one of our templates to make your very own symmetrical insect.
Use una de nuestras plantillas para hacer su propio insecto simétrico.