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).

Close up photo of city model including the L.A. City Hall from Becoming Los Angeles exhibition

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

Coming soon!

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Rise Up LA: A Century of Votes for Women

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment

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For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.

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Nature Lab

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

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Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.” 
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco

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Homeschool Day: Amazing Habitats!

Homeschool Days
  • 10 am

Explore the diversity of habitats on earth, both past and present!

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SnailBlitz 2020

From February 1 to March 31, 2020, you are invited to send NHMLAC photographs of the snails and slugs you find throughout Southern California.

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Wild L.A. Tour

Take a walk on nature’s wild side

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L.A. History Tour

Your first place to discover L.A.

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Past Projects

While NHM is not currently working on these projects, they have influenced our current community science projects.

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