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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Nature

Exhibitions

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

Coming soon!

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Wildfire

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

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Living Wall

Where stone meets soil.

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Nature Lab

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

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Discovery Center

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

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Sat

11

Apr

Story Time in the Gardens

Tours & Shows
  • 10:30 am

Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.

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Sun

12

Apr

Story Time in the Gardens

Tours & Shows
  • 10:30 am

Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.

Learn more

Sun

12

Apr

Harvest Tour

Tours & Shows
  • 1 pm

Join a Gardener to find out what we’re harvesting in our Edible Garden!

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Sat

18

Apr

Story Time in the Gardens

Tours & Shows
  • 10:30 am

Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.

Learn more

Sun

19

Apr

Story Time in the Gardens

Tours & Shows
  • 10:30 am

Connect with urban wildlife through a nature-themed story and activity in our Nature Gardens.

Learn more

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Summer Nights

Get outside this summer and enjoy the evening breeze, late sunset, and starry skies.

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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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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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L.A.’s Wild Side

Get out into nature, right here at NHM. Discover all of the species that call our great city their home and be amazed by their stories.

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