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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.

Pollinator Meadow

Flowers are blooming, seeds are ripening, and wildlife is paying attention!

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Collect And Observe Bugs At Home

Learn about simple ways to collect and observe bugs with materials you have at home.

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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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