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Nature

Exhibitions

Wildfire

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

Living Wall

Where stone meets soil.

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.

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SLIME

Snails and slugs Living in Metropolitan Environments (SLIME) is a community science project that aims to catalogue the biodiversity of terrestrial gastropods (land snails and slugs) in Los Angeles County and throughout Southern California.

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Spider Survey

We are asking people to collect spiders in their homes and gardens, fill out a simple data sheet about their collection, and send or bring them to the Natural History Museum.

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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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