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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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment
For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.
Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.”
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco
The story of L.A.’s most famous feline.
Homeschool Day: Amazing Habitats!
Explore the diversity of habitats on earth, both past and present!
“What Blows YOUR Mind?”
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.
The natural history and near extinction of the most American of mammals
Finds from Exposition Park excavations reveal past lives.
When creating creatures is your life, what do you look to for inspiration?
A piece of history linked to a blockbuster movie
Online programming celebrating L.A. Nature Fest is now available!
From February 1 to March 31, 2020, you are invited to send NHMLAC photographs of the snails and slugs you find throughout Southern California.
Take a walk on nature’s wild side
Your first place to discover L.A.